Stanke Family History

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Stanke Name Meaning

German: from a German pet form of the Slavic personal name Stanislav (see Stanislaw).

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

Similar surnames: Stahnke, Stanko, Tanke, Stankus, Stasko, Stanis, Tank, Starke

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Stanke Family Origin

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Stanke Family Occupations

What did your Stanke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stanke. 23% of Stanke men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Stanke women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stanke were Salesman and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Bookkeeper
  • Secretary

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

Stanke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Stanke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stanke 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 930 immigration records available for the last name Stanke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Stanke. For the veterans among your Stanke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stanke Life Expectancy

What is the average Stanke lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Stanke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Stanke in 1945 was 57, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stanke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stanke 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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