Walke Family History

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Walke Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a fuller, from Middle High German walke ‘fulling mill’. Compare Walker.

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

Similar surnames: Balke, Walk, Walker, Waltke, Wack, Wilke, Walle, Wale, Haake, Wanke

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Walke Family Origin

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Walke Family Occupations

What did your Walke ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Walke family was Labourer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Gen Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walke. The most common Walke occupation in the UK was Farmer. 16% of Walke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Gen Lab

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Walke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Walke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Walke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walke 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Walke. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Walke. For the veterans among your Walke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walke Life Expectancy

What is the average Walke lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Walke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Walke in 1947 was 26, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walke 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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