Kohnke Family History

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Kohnke Name Meaning

German (also Köhnke): from Kohnke or Köhnke, pet forms of Kohn or Köhn (see Kohn 2).

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

Similar surnames: Koehnke, Kohne, Johnke, Kuhnke, Kohn, Kohnen, Jahnke, Dehnke, Kosanke

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Kohnke Family Origin

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Kohnke Family Occupations

What did your Kohnke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Fireman In Distillery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kohnke. The most common Kohnke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Kohnke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kohnke family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Fireman In Distillery

  • Grocer


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

Kohnke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kohnke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kohnke 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 Kohnke. 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 917 military records available for the last name Kohnke. For the veterans among your Kohnke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kohnke Life Expectancy

What is the average Kohnke lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kohnke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kohnke in 1942 was 38, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kohnke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kohnke 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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