Kapke Family History

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Kapke Name Meaning

German: altered spelling of western Slavic Kapka, nickname for a heavy drinker.

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


Similar surnames: Kaake, Papke, Kaple, Kamke, Kaske, Kauk, Rape, Kalka, Gacke, Zaske

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Kapke Family Origin

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Kapke Family Occupations

What did your Kapke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Black Smith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kapke. A less common occupation for the Kapke family was Harness Maker. The most common Kapke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Kapke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Black Smith

    14%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Harness Maker

    14%

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

Kapke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kapke Life Expectancy

What is the average Kapke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kapke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Kapke in 1962 was 74, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kapke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kapke 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.

Famous Kapke Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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