Wender Family History

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Wender Name Meaning

German: topographic name from the common field name Wand, meaning ‘wall’, or a habitational name from any of several places named Wenden.

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


Similar surnames: Werder, Winder, Wenger, Kender, Wendel, Wander, Eder, Render, Weider

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Wender Family Origin

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Wender Family Occupations

What did your Wender ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wender. 24% of Wender men worked as a Salesman and 25% of Wender women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wender were Laborer and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    24%
  • Proprietor
    12%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Secretary
    25%
  • Saleswoman
    13%
  • Seamstress
    13%

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

Wender Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wender. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wender 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wender. 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 Wender. For the veterans among your Wender ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wender Life Expectancy

What is the average Wender lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wender life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wender in 1961 was 35, and 81 in 2004.

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