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Jimke Family History

Jimke Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Limke, Pike, Humke, Ike, Eike, Hilke, Fiske, Birke, Remke, Litke

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Where is the Jimke family from?

You can see how Jimke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jimke family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Jimke family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Jimke's in USA. New York had the highest population of Jimke families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jimke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jimke ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 11 census records available for the last name Jimke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jimke 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Jimke. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Jimke. For the veterans among your Jimke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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