Johnke Family History

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Johnke Name Meaning

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

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

Similar surnames: Johnk, Jahnke, Jonke, Janke, Kohnke, Dehnke, Behnke, John, Kuhnke

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Johnke Family Origin

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Johnke Family Occupations

What did your Johnke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Johnke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Johnke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Johnke family was Keeping House. Farmer, Boarding House and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Johnke.

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  • Farmer

  • Boarding House

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Johnke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Johnke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Johnke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Johnke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 849 immigration records available for the last name Johnke. 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 Card

There are 477 military records available for the last name Johnke. For the veterans among your Johnke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Johnke Life Expectancy

What is the average Johnke lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Johnke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Johnke in 1963 was 77, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Johnke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Johnke ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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