Wilke Family History

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Wilke Name Meaning

North German: from a Low German pet form of Wilhelm. English: variant spelling of Wilk.

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

Similar surnames: Wilken, Wilkey, Wilk, Wilkie, Hilke, Wilkes, Wilde, Welle, Wicke

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Wilke Family Origin

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Wilke Family Occupations

What did your Wilke ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Wilke. 80% of Wilke men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Merchant

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housework

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

Wilke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Wilke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilke 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilke. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Wilke. For the veterans among your Wilke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilke Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilke lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Wilke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wilke in 1940 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

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