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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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Where is the Koepke family from?

You can see how Koepke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Koepke family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Koepke families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 104 Koepke families living in Wisconsin. This was about 34% of all the recorded Koepke's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Koepke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Koepke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Koepke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Koepke. 23% of Koepke men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Koepke women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Koepke were Farm Laborer and Saleslady.

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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
    23%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Saleslady
    6%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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