Wank Name Meaning

German pet form of a personal name derived from Slavic Veceslav (see Vanek, Wenzel). German: from a field named with Middle High German wanc ‘bend or turn (in the course of a path or river)’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wang.

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


Similar surnames: Bank, Rank, Wang, Wanko, Wanke, Wenk, Wann, Wand, Wack, Jank

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Wank Family Origin

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Wank Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Boatman

    6%
  • Drives Team

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wank family was Drives Team. The most common Wank occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Wank's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Boatman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wank.

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Wank Historical Records

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Wank Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Wank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Wank in 1950 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wank

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