Booke Family History

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Booke Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Buche. English: see Book.

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

Similar surnames: Book, Booker, Boote, Rooke, Boore, Cooke, Coke, Tooke, Hooke, Boose

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Booke Family Origin

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Booke Family Occupations

What did your Booke ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Booke family was Dep Controller Of H.M. Armory Retired (Offr). Agricultural Labourer, Brass Finisher and Chair Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Booke. The most common Booke occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Booke's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Brass Finisher

  • Chair Maker

  • Dep Controller Of H.M. Armory Retired (Offr)


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

Booke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Booke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Booke 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 756 immigration records available for the last name Booke. 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 708 military records available for the last name Booke. For the veterans among your Booke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Booke Life Expectancy

What is the average Booke lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Booke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Booke in 1958 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Booke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Booke 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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