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Jonke Name Meaning

nickname from a diminutive of Middle High German junc, Middle Low German junk ‘young’. (also Jönke): from a pet form of Jo(h)n, a reduced form of Johannes (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Jenke, Johnke, Janke, Jonker, Jeske, Jank, Popke, Henke, Jone, Johnk

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Jonke Family Origin

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Jonke Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Jonke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Jonke's were Farmers. Farmer and Shoe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jonke.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Shoe Maker

    33%

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Jonke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jonke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jonke 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Jonke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Jonke. For the veterans among your Jonke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jonke Life Expectancy

What is the average Jonke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Jonke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Jonke in 1962 was 25, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jonke 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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