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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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Where is the Stanke family from?

You can see how Stanke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stanke family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Stanke families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Stanke families living in Kent. This was about 70% of all the recorded Stanke's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Stanke families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Stanke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and 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 USA 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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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Bookkeeper
  • Secretary
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What Stanke family records will you find?

Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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