Werkmeister Family History

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Werkmeister Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a master craftsman, especially a master builder, from Middle High German wërcmeister.

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


Similar surnames: Wehrmeister, Neumeister, Weinmeister, Baumeister, Hofmeister

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Werkmeister Family Origin

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Werkmeister Family Occupations

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  • Brick Mason

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Carpet Weaver

    8%
  • Druggist

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Werkmeister occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 8% of Werkmeister's were Brick Masons. A less common occupation for the Werkmeister family was Druggist. Brick Mason, Carpenter and Carpet Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Werkmeister.

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Werkmeister Historical Records

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Werkmeister Life Expectancy

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