Henkes Family History

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Henkes Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a short form of Henneke.

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


Similar surnames: Henke, Hentges, Hennes, Menkes, Heikes, Henken, Henkin, Eckes, Hennis

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Henkes Family Origin

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Henkes Family Occupations

What did your Henkes ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Baker confectioner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Henkes. 12% of Henkes men worked as a Baker confectioner and 64% of Henkes women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Henkes were Foreman Plumber and Unpaid Domestic Du

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Baker confectioner
    12%
  • Bus Conductor
    12%
  • Chauffeur mechanic
    12%
  • Foreman Plumber
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    64%
  • Caretaker Cinema
    10%
  • Rubber Factory Hand
    10%
  • Unpaid Domestic Du
    10%

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

Henkes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Henkes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Henkes 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 516 immigration records available for the last name Henkes. 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 745 military records available for the last name Henkes. For the veterans among your Henkes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Henkes Life Expectancy

What is the average Henkes lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Henkes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Henkes in 1957 was 45, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Henkes

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