Volkert Family History

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Volkert Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements folk ‘people’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’.

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

Similar surnames: Volker, Wolfert, Hockert, Willert, Eilert, Wolbert, Bickert, Wolfer

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Volkert Family Origin

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Volkert Family Occupations

What did your Volkert ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Volkert.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Volkert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Volkert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Volkert 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Volkert. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Volkert. For the veterans among your Volkert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Volkert Life Expectancy

What is the average Volkert lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Volkert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Volkert in 1955 was 56, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Volkert

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