Wilkens Family History

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Wilkens Name Meaning

German: variant of Wilken. English: patronymic from Wilkin.

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


Similar surnames: Wilken, Wilkins, Wilkes, Wickens, Wickers, Wickes, Wilke, Wilden

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Wilkens Family Origin

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Wilkens Family Occupations

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  • Agent For Foreign Manuft (Drysalter)

    6%
  • Butterman

    6%
  • Carter

    6%
  • Coal Mercht

    6%

In 1881, the most common Wilkens occupation in the UK was Agent For Foreign Manuft (Drysalter). 6% of Wilkens's were Agent For Foreign Manuft (Drysalter)s. Agent For Foreign Manuft (Drysalter), Butterman and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilkens. A less common occupation for the Wilkens family was Coal Mercht.

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Wilkens Historical Records

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Wilkens Life Expectancy

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Famous Wilkens Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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