Lamke Family History

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Lamke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of Lambert.

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

Similar surnames: Lampe, Lemke, Hapke, Laake, Limke, Remke, Lamme, Lueke, Lenke, Bake

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Lamke Family Origin

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Lamke Family Occupations

What did your Lamke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lamke. The most common Lamke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Lamke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lamke family was Gardener.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Gardener


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

Lamke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lamke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamke 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 Lamke. 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 608 military records available for the last name Lamke. For the veterans among your Lamke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lamke Life Expectancy

What is the average Lamke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lamke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lamke in 1962 was 66, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lamke 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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