Thielke Family History

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Thielke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of Thiel 1. Eastern German: variant of Thiel 2.

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

Similar surnames: Thiele, Thiel, Thoemke, Bielke, Theel, Thiede, Mielke, Hilke, Hille

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Thielke Family Origin

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Thielke Family Occupations

What did your Thielke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Engraver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thielke. The most common Thielke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Thielke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Thielke family was Store & Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Engraver

  • Store & Farming


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

Thielke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Thielke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thielke 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Thielke. 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 Thielke. For the veterans among your Thielke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thielke Life Expectancy

What is the average Thielke lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Thielke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Thielke in 1943 was 25, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thielke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thielke 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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