Wenck Family History

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Wenck Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a short form of the North German and Frisian personal name Weneke, from a pet form of a Germanic compound name beginning with wini ‘friend’.

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

Similar surnames: Wenk, Weck, Enck, Weick, Deck, Bence, Mencke, Heck, Meck, Heick

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Wenck Family Origin

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Wenck Family Occupations

What did your Wenck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Druggist and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wenck. A less common occupation for the Wenck family was Bookkeeper. The most common Wenck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Wenck's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Druggist

  • Laborer

  • Bookkeeper


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

Wenck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wenck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wenck 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 851 immigration records available for the last name Wenck. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Wenck. For the veterans among your Wenck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wenck Life Expectancy

What is the average Wenck lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wenck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Wenck in 1962 was 77, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wenck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wenck 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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