Jahnke Family History

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Jahnke Name Meaning

Eastern German: from the Czech personal name Janek, a pet form of Jan, vernacular form of Latin Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Janko, Jahn, Janke, Johnke, Jenke, Dahnke, Janka, Mahnke, Jank, Hanke

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Jahnke Family Origin

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Jahnke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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

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Jahnke Historical Records

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Jahnke Life Expectancy

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