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Tooke Family History

Tooke Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): variant spelling of Tuck.

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


Similar surnames: Tooker, Cooke, Hooke, Rooke, Toole, Booke, Toone, Tookes, Rook

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Where is the Tooke family from?

You can see how Tooke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tooke family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tooke families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 215 Tooke families living in Norfolk. This was about 37% of all the recorded Tooke's in United Kingdom. Norfolk had the highest population of Tooke families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tooke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tooke ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Tooke. 9% of Tooke men worked as a Bricklayer and 71% of Tooke women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tooke were General Labourer and Housewife. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bricklayer
    9%
  • Builders Labourer
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • General Labourer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    71%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Domestic Servant
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Tooke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tooke 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tooke. 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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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Tooke. For the veterans among your Tooke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tooke lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Tooke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tooke in 1940 was 30, and 78 in 2004.

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