Handwerker Family History

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Handwerker Name Meaning

German, Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a craftsman, from an agent derivative of German Handwerk, Middle High German hantwërc ‘craft’, Dutch handwerk, hantwerk.

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


Similar surnames: Handwerk, Heidecker, Sandmeyer, Hawker, Wanderer, Landherr, Anderle

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Handwerker Family Origin

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Handwerker Family Occupations

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  • Dealer

    25%
  • Gardener

    25%
  • Jeweler

    25%
  • Works With Masons

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Handwerker occupation in the USA was Dealer. 25% of Handwerker's were Dealers. A less common occupation for the Handwerker family was Works With Masons. Dealer, Gardener and Jeweler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Handwerker.

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Handwerker Historical Records

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Handwerker Life Expectancy

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