Wenck Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a short form of the North German and Frisian personal name Weneke, from a pet form of a Germanic compound name beginning with wini ‘friend’.

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


Similar surnames: Wenk, Weck, Enck, Weick, Deck, Bence, Mencke, Heck, Meck, Heick

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Wenck Family Origin

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Wenck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Druggist

    12%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Bookkeeper

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wenck family was Bookkeeper. Farmer, Druggist and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wenck. The most common Wenck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Wenck's were Farmers.

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Wenck Historical Records

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Wenck Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Wenck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Wenck in 1962 was 77, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wenck

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