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Wendorf Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of various places called Wendorf.

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


Similar surnames: Endorf, Bendorf, Seedorf, Wender, Waldorf, Mundorf, Handorf, Nondorf

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Where is the Wendorf family from?

You can see how Wendorf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wendorf family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Wendorf families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 38 Wendorf families living in Ontario. This was about 97% of all the recorded Wendorf's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Wendorf families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wendorf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wendorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Finisher was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Wendorf. 100% of Wendorf men worked as a Finisher. .

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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 1921

  • Finisher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Wendorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wendorf 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 882 immigration records available for the last name Wendorf. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Wendorf lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wendorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wendorf in 1953 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

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