Yanke Family History

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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

Where is the Yanke family from?

Yanke Family Occupations

What did your Yanke ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Plaster Tasen Engin and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Yanke.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Plaster Tasen Engin

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Yanke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Yanke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yanke 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 503 immigration records available for the last name Yanke. 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 Yanke. For the veterans among your Yanke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yanke Life Expectancy

What is the average Yanke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yanke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yanke 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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