Wankel Family History

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Wankel Name Meaning

German: pet form of Wanke, itself a pet form of a Slavic name represented in German by Wenzel.

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

Similar surnames: Wanke, Dankel, Handel, Hankel, Wendel, Bandel, Randel, Winkel, Pantel

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Wankel Family Origin

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Wankel Family Occupations

What did your Wankel ancestors do for a living?

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

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Duties Unpaid

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

Wankel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wankel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wankel 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 269 immigration records available for the last name Wankel. 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 513 military records available for the last name Wankel. For the veterans among your Wankel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wankel Life Expectancy

What is the average Wankel lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wankel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wankel in 1956 was 51, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wankel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wankel 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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