Denke Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a personal name containing the Old High German element thank ‘thank’, ‘think’, ‘thought’, or a habitational name for someone from a place named Denkte, near Wolfenbüttel. Hungarian: from a pet form of any of the personal names Dénes, Demeter, or Demjén.

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


Similar surnames: Denk, Jenke, Kenkel, Lenke, Henke, Deike, Senne, Dehnke, Benke, Danke

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Denke Family Origin

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Denke Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Drayman

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Denke family was Laborer. The most common Denke occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Denke's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Drayman and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denke.

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Denke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Denke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Denke in 1965 was 59, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denke

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