Jenke Family History

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Jenke Name Meaning

German: from a Slavic pet form of the personal name Johannes, or a variant of Jänke, a Low German pet form of Jan, a short form of Johann.

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

Similar surnames: Henke, Jonke, Jeske, Denke, Lenke, Jenne, Janke, Benke, Mente, Remke

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Jenke Family Origin

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Jenke Family Occupations

What did your Jenke ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Jenke occupation in the UK was Auctioneers Clerk. 100% of Jenke's were Auctioneers Clerks.

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  • Auctioneers Clerk


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jenke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Jenke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jenke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jenke 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 440 immigration records available for the last name Jenke. 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 515 military records available for the last name Jenke. For the veterans among your Jenke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jenke Life Expectancy

What is the average Jenke lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Jenke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Jenke in 1958 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jenke 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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