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Lehrke Name Meaning

German: nickname for a person resembling a lark, possibly a good singer or someone with a cheerful disposition, from Middle High German leke, lerche ‘lark’.

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


Similar surnames: Ehrke, Lerch, Berke, Hehr, Lepre, Loehrke, Lohrke, Lehr, Pehlke

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Lehrke Family Origin

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Lehrke Family Occupations

What did your Lehrke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lehrke family was Laborer. Farmer, Works In Saw Mill and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lehrke. The most common Lehrke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Lehrke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    22%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

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

Lehrke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lehrke Life Expectancy

What is the average Lehrke lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lehrke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lehrke in 1957 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lehrke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lehrke 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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