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Lemcke Name Meaning

North German: variant of Lemke .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Lempke, Lembke, Lembcke, Lemke, Remke, Lemme, Leck, Luecke, Lerche

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Where is the Lemcke family from?

You can see how Lemcke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lemcke family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Lemcke families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 23 Lemcke families living in Wisconsin. This was about 27% of all the recorded Lemcke's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Lemcke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lemcke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lemcke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lemcke. 25% of Lemcke men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Lemcke women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lemcke were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Manager
    13%
  • Salesman
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    19%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lemcke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lemcke 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lemcke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lemcke. For the veterans among your Lemcke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lemcke lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lemcke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Lemcke in 1954 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

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