Willeke Family History

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Willeke Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Wilhelm.

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


Similar surnames: Wieneke, Wilke, Willer, Hille, Wilmes, Hilke, Lueke, Willen, Willens

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Willeke Family Origin

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Willeke Family Occupations

What did your Willeke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Willeke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Willeke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Willeke family was Dress Maker. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Dealer In Notions were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willeke.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Cabinet Maker

    14%
  • Dealer In Notions

    14%
  • Dress Maker

    14%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Willeke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Willeke Life Expectancy

What is the average Willeke lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Willeke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Willeke in 1961 was 55, and 85 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Willeke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Willeke 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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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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