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Toelke Name Meaning

German (Tölke): variant of Tolk or Tölk, from a Slavic personal name from Old Slavic toliti ‘to soothe’ (see Tulk).

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


Similar surnames: Toelle, Oelke, Noelke, Mielke, Woelke, Boelke, Bielke, Toepke, Telle

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Toelke Family Origin

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Toelke Family Occupations

What did your Toelke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Toelke. A less common occupation for the Toelke family was Cigar Maker. The most common Toelke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Toelke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    22%
  • Cabinet Maker

    11%
  • Cigar Maker

    11%

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

Toelke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 979 census records available for the last name Toelke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toelke 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 241 immigration records available for the last name Toelke. 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 219 military records available for the last name Toelke. For the veterans among your Toelke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toelke Life Expectancy

What is the average Toelke lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Toelke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Toelke in 1951 was 43, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toelke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Toelke 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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