Denker Family History

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Denker Name Meaning

nickname for a left-handed person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German tenk ‘left’. Frisian and North German variant of Dankert.

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


Similar surnames: Zenker, Decker, Dunker, Denner, Benner, Denke, Lenker, Denyer, Dekker

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Denker Family Origin

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Denker Family Occupations

What did your Denker ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chemical Process Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Denker. 10% of Denker men worked as a Chemical Process Labourer and 23% of Denker women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Denker were Dept Manager Spring Maker and Cook Jewish Refugce

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chemical Process Labourer
    10%
  • Commercial Traveller Manufacturing Furriers
    10%
  • Concetle Maker Steel (h W)
    10%
  • Dept Manager Spring Maker
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    23%
  • Chaser Progress Clerk Typewriter Works
    12%
  • Cook Housekeeper Heavy Worker
    12%
  • Cook Jewish Refugce
    12%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Denker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Denker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denker 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Denker. 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 Denker. For the veterans among your Denker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denker Life Expectancy

What is the average Denker lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Denker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Denker in 1948 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Denker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Denker 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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