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Toepke Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: from a pet form of a variant of Tebbe.

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


Similar surnames: Roepke, Doepke, Koepke, Tepe, Thoemke, Kopke, Toelke, Dopke, Roelke

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Where is the Toepke family from?

You can see how Toepke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Toepke family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Toepke families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Toepke families living in California. This was about 80% of all the recorded Toepke's in the USA. California had the highest population of Toepke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Toepke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Toepke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farming and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Toepke. 36% of Toepke men worked as a Farming.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farming
    36%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    100%
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What Toepke family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 787 census records available for the last name Toepke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toepke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 110 immigration records available for the last name Toepke. 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 Cards

There are 171 military records available for the last name Toepke. For the veterans among your Toepke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Toepke lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Toepke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Toepke in 1956 was 52, and 78 in 2003.

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