Doepke Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Doepke Name Meaning

from a Low German pet form of Theobald. metonymic occupational name for a potter, from a diminutive of Low German doppe, duppe ‘beaker’, ‘jar’. See also Dopp.

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


Similar surnames: Roepke, Dopke, Toepke, Kopke, Koepke, Denke, Noelke, Jenke, Deppe

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Doepke Family Origin

Where is the Doepke family from?

Doepke Family Occupations

What did your Doepke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Doepke. 9% of Doepke men worked as a Salesman and 17% of Doepke women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Doepke were Machinist and Secretary

View Census data for Doepke | Data not to scale

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Laborer
    4%
  • Machinist
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    17%
  • House Maid
    9%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Secretary
    9%

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

Doepke Historical Records

What Doepke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Doepke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Doepke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Doepke

Passenger List

There are 579 immigration records available for the last name Doepke. 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.

View all Doepke immigration records

Draft Card

There are 445 military records available for the last name Doepke. For the veterans among your Doepke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Doepke military records

You've only scratched the surface of Doepke family history.

Doepke Life Expectancy

What is the average Doepke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Doepke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Doepke in 1962 was 67, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Doepke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Doepke 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 Doepke Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name