Schanke Family History

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Schanke Name Meaning

North German and Norwegian: variant of Schenk.

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

Similar surnames: Schank, Schaake, Schenke, Schake, Schinke, Schwanke, Schunke, Schave

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Schanke Family Origin

Where is the Schanke family from?

Schanke Family Occupations

What did your Schanke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schanke family was Laborer. The most common Schanke occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 20% of Schanke's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Feed Store and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schanke.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Feed Store

  • Labor

  • Laborer


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

Schanke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Schanke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schanke 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 378 immigration records available for the last name Schanke. 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 165 military records available for the last name Schanke. For the veterans among your Schanke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schanke Life Expectancy

What is the average Schanke lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Schanke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Schanke in 1956 was 30, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schanke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schanke 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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