Goecke Family History

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Goecke Name Meaning

North German (Göcke): Low German form of Goedeke.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Geck, Goedecke, Gocke, Boeke, Goeke, Doepke, Goede, Boeck, Roelke

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Goecke Family Origin

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Goecke Family Occupations

What did your Goecke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Goecke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Goecke's were Farmers. Farmer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Goecke.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Goecke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Goecke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Goecke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goecke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 209 immigration records available for the last name Goecke. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Goecke. For the veterans among your Goecke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goecke Life Expectancy

What is the average Goecke lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Goecke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Goecke in 1955 was 67, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goecke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goecke ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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