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Noffke Name Meaning

Germanized form of Sorbian Nowka and possibly also of Nowak .

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


Similar surnames: Noeske, Gaffke, Noftz, Boff, Koffel, Hoefle, Doepke, Moerke, Notte

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Where is the Noffke family from?

You can see how Noffke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Noffke family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Noffke families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Noffke families living in Illinois. This was about 43% of all the recorded Noffke's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Noffke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Noffke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Noffke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Noffke. 30% of Noffke men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Noffke women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Noffke were Salesman and Housework. .

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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

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Housework
    17%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Noffke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Noffke 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 517 immigration records available for the last name Noffke. 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 761 military records available for the last name Noffke. For the veterans among your Noffke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Noffke lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Noffke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Noffke in 1959 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

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