Pehlke Family History

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Pehlke Name Meaning

Probably a variant or altered form of North German Pahlke, an occupational name for an overseer of pile driving. German: probably a variant of Pehl, of Slavic origin.

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

Similar surnames: Pelle, Oehlke, Beilke, Ehlke, Pehl, Belke, Pohle, Ehrke, Dehnke

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Pehlke Family Origin

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Pehlke Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Pehlke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Pehlke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Pehlke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 903 census records available for the last name Pehlke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pehlke 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 229 immigration records available for the last name Pehlke. 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 286 military records available for the last name Pehlke. For the veterans among your Pehlke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pehlke Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pehlke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Pehlke in 1957 was 53, and 88 in 2004.

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