Onken Name Meaning

Frisian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of the Frisian personal name Onno.

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


Similar surnames: Oncken, Ocken, Onnen, Ommen, Oyen, Ennen, Otten, Osen, Ocker, Olden

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Onken Family Origin

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Onken Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    64%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Keeps A Store

    9%
  • Keeps North Stas

    9%

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In 1880, the most common Onken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Onken's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Onken family was Keeps North Stas. Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps A Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Onken.

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Onken Historical Records

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Onken Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Onken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Onken in 1957 was 54, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Onken

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