Walkup Family History

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Walkup Name Meaning

English (Derbyshire): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Waln, Calk, Walker, Alsup, Walp, Waldrup, Gallup, Gallop, Pickup

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Walkup Family Origin

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Walkup Family Occupations

What did your Walkup ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Beer House Keeper, Labourer In Paper Mill and Printer Compositor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walkup. A less common occupation for the Walkup family was Silk Throwsters Foreman. The most common Walkup occupation in the UK was Beer House Keeper. 20% of Walkup's were Beer House Keepers.

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  • Beer House Keeper

  • Labourer In Paper Mill

  • Printer Compositor

  • Silk Throwsters Foreman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Walkup ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Walkup Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Walkup. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walkup census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Walkup

Passenger List

There are 474 immigration records available for the last name Walkup. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Walkup. For the veterans among your Walkup ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walkup Life Expectancy

What is the average Walkup lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Walkup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Walkup in 1955 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walkup

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walkup ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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