Waltke Family History

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Waltke Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of any of the Germanic personal names formed with Old High German waltan ‘to rule’ as a first element, as in Walter.

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


Similar surnames: Wale, Walke, Hartke, Walter, Warmke, Welte, Walek, Walko, Wilke, Walt

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Waltke Family Origin

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Waltke Family Occupations

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

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  • Engineer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Shoe Maker

    20%
  • Soap Manufacture

    20%

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In 1880, Engineer, Farmer and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waltke. The most common Waltke occupation in the USA was Engineer. 20% of Waltke's were Engineers. A less common occupation for the Waltke family was Soap Manufacture.

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Waltke Historical Records

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Waltke Life Expectancy

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