Jenke Name Meaning

German: from a Slavic pet form of the personal name Johannes, or a variant of Jänke, a Low German pet form of Jan, a short form of Johann.

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


Similar surnames: Henke, Jonke, Jeske, Denke, Lenke, Jenne, Janke, Benke, Mente, Remke

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Jenke Family Origin

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Jenke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • General Merchant

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, General Merchant and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jenke. A less common occupation for the Jenke family was Laborer. The most common Jenke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Jenke's were Farmers.

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Jenke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Jenke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Jenke in 1958 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jenke

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