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Johnk Family History

Johnk Name Meaning

North German (also Jöhnk): from a pet form of John.

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


Similar surnames: Johnke, John, Johns, Jank, Jonke, Hohn, Joens, Jahnke, Jons, Gohn

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Where is the Johnk family from?

You can see how Johnk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Johnk family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Johnk families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Johnk families living in Iowa. This was about 63% of all the recorded Johnk's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Johnk families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Johnk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Johnk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Johnk. 45% of Johnk men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Johnk women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Johnk were Labor and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Labor
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    28%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Maid
    19%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Johnk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Johnk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 403 immigration records available for the last name Johnk. 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 Cards

There are 275 military records available for the last name Johnk. For the veterans among your Johnk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Johnk lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Johnk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Johnk in 1963 was 77, and 81 in 2004.

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