Wenker Family History

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Wenker Name Meaning

from a Germanic personal name formed with Old High German wan ‘hope’ as a first element. perhaps a variant of Wenger.

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


Similar surnames: Weiker, Wecker, Renker, Weder, Wenner, Denker, Recker, Wicker, Wendel

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Wenker Family Origin

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Wenker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Catholic Priest

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Shoemaker

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wenker family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Catholic Priest and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wenker. The most common Wenker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Wenker's were Farmers.

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Wenker Historical Records

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Wenker Life Expectancy

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