Remke Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: from the medieval personal name Remko, a pet form of Rembert. Altered spelling of German Römke, a topographic name from a field in Altmark or a river in the Harz Mountains.

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


Similar surnames: Remme, Lemke, Recker, Rempe, Temme, Reker, Deike, Jenke, Lenke, Remy

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Remke Family Origin

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Remke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Bookeeper

    14%
  • Brick Mason

    14%
  • Grocery & Liquor Store

    14%

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In 1880, Farmer, Bookeeper and Brick Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Remke. A less common occupation for the Remke family was Grocery & Liquor Store. The most common Remke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Remke's were Farmers.

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Remke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Remke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Remke in 1950 was 51, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Remke

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