Hankes Family History

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Hankes Name Meaning

English: variant of Hanks. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from Khanke (a pet form of the Yiddish female personal name Khane; see Hanna 1), with the Yiddish possessive suffix -s.

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


Similar surnames: Hanke, Hanks, Hawkes, Hankey, Hannes, Haimes, Harmes, Henke, Manes

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Hankes Family Origin

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Hankes Family Occupations

What did your Hankes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hankes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Hankes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hankes family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Laborer and Daryman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hankes.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Daryman

    5%
  • Farm Hand

    5%

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

Hankes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hankes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hankes 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hankes. 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 424 military records available for the last name Hankes. For the veterans among your Hankes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hankes Life Expectancy

What is the average Hankes lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hankes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Hankes in 1947 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hankes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hankes 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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