Yanke Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch or North German Janke or Jahnke.

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


Similar surnames: Yankey, Yankee, Yank, Yahnke, Yonke, Tanke, Hanke, Janke, Yanko, Yake

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Yanke Family Origin

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Yanke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Saloon Keeper

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Yanke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Yanke's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yanke. A less common occupation for the Yanke family was Saloon Keeper.

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Yanke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Yanke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Yanke in 1962 was 71, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yanke

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