Werkheiser Family History

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Werkheiser Name Meaning

German (Werkhäuser): habitational name for someone from Werkhausen in Rhineland.

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


Similar surnames: Berkheiser, Berkheimer, Wertheimer, Westheimer, Weinheimer

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Werkheiser Family Origin

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Werkheiser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Werkheiser. The most common Werkheiser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Werkheiser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Werkheiser family was Carpenter.

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Werkheiser Historical Records

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Werkheiser Life Expectancy

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