Wannamaker Family History

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Wannamaker Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Dutch Wannemaeker ‘maker of winnowing baskets’, or of the German cognate Wannemacher.

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


Similar surnames: Wanamaker, Wannemacher, Hammaker, Rademaker, Wanner, Handsaker

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Wannamaker Family Origin

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Wannamaker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wannamaker. The most common Wannamaker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Wannamaker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wannamaker family was Farm Laborer.

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Wannamaker Historical Records

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Wannamaker Life Expectancy

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