Wank Family History

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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

What did your Wank ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wank. 25% of Wank men worked as a Cabinet Maker and 50% of Wank women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wank were Pharmacentical Chemist (ma and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cabinet Maker
    25%
  • Leather Trniner
    25%
  • Permanent Way Labourer
    25%
  • Pharmacentical Chemist (ma
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Cook General
    17%
  • Housemaid
    17%
  • Packer
    17%

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

Wank Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wank. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wank 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 970 immigration records available for the last name Wank. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wank. For the veterans among your Wank ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wank Life Expectancy

What is the average Wank lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wank

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