Bielke Family History

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Bielke Name Meaning

Scandinavian: variant of Bjelke, a noble family name dating back to around 1500, from bjelke ‘beam’, a device which appears in their coat of arms. German: reduced form of Bielecke, from a pet form of a personal name formed with the Germanic stem bil ‘axe’.

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

Similar surnames: Mielke, Berke, Belka, Hilke, Bible, Belke, Zielke, Noelke, Balke

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Bielke Family Origin

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Bielke Family Occupations

What did your Bielke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bielke. The most common Bielke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Bielke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Bielke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bielke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bielke 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 198 immigration records available for the last name Bielke. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 288 military records available for the last name Bielke. For the veterans among your Bielke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bielke Life Expectancy

What is the average Bielke lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bielke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Bielke in 1961 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bielke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bielke 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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