Werkman Family History

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Werkman Name Meaning

German (Werkmann): occupational name for a craftsman, artisan, or builder, from Middle High German wërcman.

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


Similar surnames: Kerkman, Werman, Workman, Kerzman, Markman, Wartman, Mersman, Perman

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Werkman Family Origin

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Werkman Family Occupations

What did your Werkman ancestors do for a living?

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

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%

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

Werkman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Werkman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Werkman 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 672 immigration records available for the last name Werkman. 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 314 military records available for the last name Werkman. For the veterans among your Werkman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Werkman Life Expectancy

What is the average Werkman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Werkman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Werkman in 1953 was 49, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Werkman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Werkman 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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