Pahnke Family History

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Pahnke Name Meaning

Eastern German: Germanized form of Panek.

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

Similar surnames: Jahnke, Mahnke, Dahnke, Paske, Stahnke, Patzke, Kuhnke, Dahlke

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Pahnke Family Origin

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Pahnke Family Occupations

What did your Pahnke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pahnke family was Tailer. The most common Pahnke occupation in the USA was Keep. House. 33% of Pahnke's were Keep. Houses. Keep. House and Mitten Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pahnke.

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  • Keep. House

  • Mitten Maker

  • Tailer


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

Pahnke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pahnke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pahnke 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 659 immigration records available for the last name Pahnke. 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 454 military records available for the last name Pahnke. For the veterans among your Pahnke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pahnke Life Expectancy

What is the average Pahnke lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Pahnke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Pahnke in 1952 was 47, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pahnke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pahnke 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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