Wernecke Family History

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Wernecke Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of Werner. See also Warncke.

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


Similar surnames: Warnecke, Werneke, Heinecke, Wernicke, Meinecke, Reinecke, Gerecke

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Wernecke Family Origin

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Wernecke Family Occupations

What did your Wernecke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wernecke. A less common occupation for the Wernecke family was Clerk In Store. The most common Wernecke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Wernecke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Clerk In Store

    6%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wernecke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wernecke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wernecke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wernecke 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wernecke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wernecke. For the veterans among your Wernecke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wernecke Life Expectancy

What is the average Wernecke lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wernecke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wernecke in 1959 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wernecke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wernecke 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.

Famous Wernecke Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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