Simke Family History

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Simke Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Limke, Simko, Sime, Silke, Pike, Simon, Simos, Humke, Silk, Sickel

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Simke Family Origin

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Simke Family Occupations

What did your Simke ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, None (refugee) was the top reported job for people in the UK named Simke.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • None (refugee)
    100%

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

Simke Historical Records

What Simke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 153 census records available for the last name Simke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simke 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 148 immigration records available for the last name Simke. 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 48 military records available for the last name Simke. For the veterans among your Simke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Simke Life Expectancy

What is the average Simke lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Simke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Simke in 1947 was 31, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Simke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Simke 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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