Henke Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Heinrich. Dutch: variant of Hanke, a pet form of Johann.

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


Similar surnames: Henne, Jenke, Hanke, Henze, Lenke, Denke, Henkel, Heinke, Hunke

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Henke Family Origin

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Henke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Henke. The most common Henke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Henke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Henke family was Keeping House.

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Henke Historical Records

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Henke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Henke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Henke in 1949 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henke

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