Mahnke Family History

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Mahnke Name Meaning

Northern German: from a medieval pet form of Manegold (seeMangold). Old Prussian name, originally Man(e)ke, of unexplained etymology.

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

Similar surnames: Jahnke, Hanke, Dahnke, Dehnke, Stahnke, Manne, Pahnke, Wanke, Mattke

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Mahnke Family Origin

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Mahnke Family Occupations

What did your Mahnke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mahnke occupation in the USA was Laborer. 34% of Mahnke's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Teamster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mahnke. A less common occupation for the Mahnke family was Blacksmith.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Teamster

  • Blacksmith


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

Mahnke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Mahnke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mahnke 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mahnke. 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 Mahnke. For the veterans among your Mahnke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mahnke Life Expectancy

What is the average Mahnke lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mahnke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Mahnke in 1956 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mahnke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mahnke 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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