Wilkie Family History

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Wilkie Name Meaning

Scottish: from a medieval pet form of the personal name William. Altered spelling of German Wilke, written thus to preserve the final syllable.

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


Similar surnames: Wilkin, Wilke, Wylie, Willie, Wilkey, Wilk, Hilke, Wilhite, Witkin

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Wilkie Family Origin

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Wilkie Family Occupations

What did your Wilkie ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wilkie. 2% of Wilkie men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Wilkie women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wilkie were Amusement Caterer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Insurance Clerk
    1%
  • Incapacitated
    1%
  • Amusement Caterer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    51%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Housekeeper
    2%
  • Private Means
    2%

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

Wilkie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 106,000 census records available for the last name Wilkie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilkie 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 25,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilkie. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Wilkie. For the veterans among your Wilkie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilkie Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilkie lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Wilkie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wilkie in 1942 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilkie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilkie 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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