Jerke Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a vernacular form of Georg (see George).

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


Similar surnames: Jerge, Berke, Jenke, Jeske, Henke, Zemke, Jerue, Yerkey, Yerke, Jette

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Jerke Family Origin

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Jerke Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jerke family was Laborer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jerke. The most common Jerke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Jerke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    13%
  • Farm Hand

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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Jerke Historical Records

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Jerke Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Jerke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jerke in 1959 was 53, and 101 in 2004.

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