Koepke Family History

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Koepke Name Meaning

German (Köpke): from a pet form of Köpp (see Koepp).

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

Similar surnames: Kopke, Doepke, Roepke, Toepke, Dopke, Knapke, Roelke, Koeppel, Koppe

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Koepke Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Koepke name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Koepke. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Koepke Family Origin

Where is the Koepke family from?

Koepke Family Occupations

What did your Koepke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Koepke. A less common occupation for the Koepke family was Blacksmith. The most common Koepke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Koepke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Shoemaker

  • Blacksmith


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

Koepke Historical Records

What Koepke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Koepke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koepke 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Koepke. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Koepke. For the veterans among your Koepke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Koepke Life Expectancy

What is the average Koepke lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Koepke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Koepke in 1956 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koepke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koepke 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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