Goeke Family History

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Goeke Name Meaning

German (Göke): from a reduced form of Gödeke (see Goedecke).

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

Similar surnames: Goeken, Goecke, Goede, Goedken, Goeres, Lueke, Noelke, Goerke, Roelke

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Goeke Family Origin

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Goeke Family Occupations

What did your Goeke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Goeke family was Cigar Manufacturer. The most common Goeke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Goeke's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Carpenter & Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goeke.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Carpenter & Joiner

  • Cigar Manufacturer


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

Goeke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Goeke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Goeke 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 232 immigration records available for the last name Goeke. 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 715 military records available for the last name Goeke. For the veterans among your Goeke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Goeke Life Expectancy

What is the average Goeke lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Goeke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Goeke in 1954 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goeke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Goeke 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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