Boehlke Family History

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Boehlke Name Meaning

German (Böhlke): from the personal name Boleke, a pet form of a personal name composed of the Germanic elements bald ‘bold’, ‘hardy’, ‘strong’ + win ‘friend’. Compare Baldwin.

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


Similar surnames: Boehle, Bielke, Boehmke, Behlke, Oehlke, Oelke, Noelke, Behnke

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Boehlke Family Origin

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Boehlke Family Occupations

What did your Boehlke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boehlke. 20% of Boehlke men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Boehlke women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boehlke were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Farming
    4%
  • Labor
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    13%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Stenographer
    9%

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

Boehlke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Boehlke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boehlke 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 291 immigration records available for the last name Boehlke. 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 584 military records available for the last name Boehlke. For the veterans among your Boehlke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boehlke Life Expectancy

What is the average Boehlke lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Boehlke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Boehlke in 1960 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boehlke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boehlke 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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