Linke Family History

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Linke Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Link.

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

Similar surnames: Rinke, Minke, Hinke, Link, Links, Linker, Linge, Winke, Linde, Lenke

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Linke Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Linke name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Linke. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • European Jewish


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Linke Family Origin

Where is the Linke family from?

Linke Family Occupations

What did your Linke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and House Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Linke. The most common Linke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Linke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Linke family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • House Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Linke Historical Records

What Linke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Linke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linke 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Linke. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Linke. For the veterans among your Linke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Linke Life Expectancy

What is the average Linke lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Linke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Linke in 1955 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Linke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Linke 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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