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Wolkoff Family History

Wolkoff Name Meaning

German spelling of Russian Volkov.

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


Similar surnames: Polakoff, Wolff, Wolf, Markoff, Popoff, Wolk, Rogoff, Skoff, Koff

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Where is the Wolkoff family from?

You can see how Wolkoff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wolkoff family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Wolkoff families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Wolkoff families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Wolkoff's in USA. New York had the highest population of Wolkoff families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wolkoff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wolkoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wolkoff. 24% of Wolkoff men worked as a Clerk and 34% of Wolkoff women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wolkoff were Manager and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    24%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Manager
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wolkoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolkoff 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 576 immigration records available for the last name Wolkoff. 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 274 military records available for the last name Wolkoff. For the veterans among your Wolkoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wolkoff lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wolkoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wolkoff in 1963 was 69, and 85 in 2004.

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