Dahnke Family History

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Dahnke Name Meaning

German: from a short form of the Slavic personal name Danislaw, from dan- ‘gift’.

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


Similar surnames: Dahlke, Dehnke, Jahnke, Danke, Mahnke, Wanke, Denke, Ruhnke, Hahne

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Dahnke Family Origin

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Dahnke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Maltster

    9%
  • Mining

    9%

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In 1880, the most common Dahnke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Dahnke's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Maltster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dahnke. A less common occupation for the Dahnke family was Mining.

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Dahnke Historical Records

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Dahnke Life Expectancy

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