History of your Surname
Get access to Nemke family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Nemke Family History

Nemke 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: Remke, Neske, Zemke, Lemke, Neve, Nemec, Berke, Leake, Neman, Humke

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Nemke family from?

You can see how Nemke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nemke family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Nemke families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 6 Nemke families living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Nemke's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Nemke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nemke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nemke ancestors do for a living?

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

What Nemke family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 52 census records available for the last name Nemke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nemke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Nemke

Passenger Lists

There are 9 immigration records available for the last name Nemke. 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.

View all Nemke immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 5 military records available for the last name Nemke. For the veterans among your Nemke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Nemke military records

You've only scratched the surface of Nemke family history

Discover More

What is the average Nemke lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2000, in the United States, Nemke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nemke in 1961 was 58, and 90 in 2000.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nemke

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Nemke family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Nemke last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial