Dehnke Family History

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Dehnke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of Denhard, a variant of the personal name Degenhar(d)t (see Degenhardt).

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


Similar surnames: Behnke, Denke, Dahnke, Ehmke, Reinke, Lenke, Jenke, Dehne, Ehrke

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Dehnke Family Origin

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Dehnke Family Occupations

What did your Dehnke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dehnke family was Tailor. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dehnke. The most common Dehnke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Dehnke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Tailor

    33%

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Dehnke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dehnke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dehnke 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dehnke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dehnke. For the veterans among your Dehnke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dehnke Life Expectancy

What is the average Dehnke lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Dehnke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dehnke in 1966 was 30, and 68 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dehnke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dehnke 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.

Famous Dehnke Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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