Wanko Family History

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Wanko Name Meaning

German pet form of a personal name derived from Slavic Veceslav (see Vanek, Wenzel).

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


Similar surnames: Wank, Wanke, Janko, Panko, Wasko, Danko, Banko, Manko, Walko, Hanko

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Wanko Family Origin

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Wanko Family Occupations

What did your Wanko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and None were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wanko. 35% of Wanko men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Wanko women worked as a None. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wanko were Miner and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • None
    13%
  • Miner
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • None
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%

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

Wanko Historical Records

What Wanko family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 975 census records available for the last name Wanko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wanko 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 411 immigration records available for the last name Wanko. 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 334 military records available for the last name Wanko. For the veterans among your Wanko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wanko Life Expectancy

What is the average Wanko lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wanko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Wanko in 1956 was 38, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wanko

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wanko 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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