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Dannecker Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Tanneck (North Rhine-Westphalia Baden-Württemberg) named from Middle High German tan ‘pine tree(s)’ + ecke ‘point corner edge’ denoting a place with pine trees.

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


Similar surnames: Danner, Van Acker, Necker, Specker, Windecker, Reinecker, Hornecker

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Where is the Dannecker family from?

You can see how Dannecker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dannecker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Dannecker families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 5 Dannecker families living in Essex. This was 100% of all the recorded Dannecker's in United Kingdom. Essex had the highest population of Dannecker families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dannecker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dannecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dannecker. 36% of Dannecker men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Dannecker women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dannecker were Farmer and Seamstress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Clerk
    22%
  • Delivery Boy
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Secretary
    34%
  • Seamstress
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dannecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dannecker 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 452 immigration records available for the last name Dannecker. 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 Cards

There are 739 military records available for the last name Dannecker. For the veterans among your Dannecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dannecker lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Dannecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dannecker in 1961 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

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