Woelk Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Wölk (see Wolk).

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


Similar surnames: Woelke, Wolk, Welk, Wolz, Wieck, Woll, Weik, Wolke, Toelke, Woolf

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Woelk Family Origin

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Woelk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Tobaccwist

    25%
  • Works In Sawmill

    25%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Woelk family was Works In Sawmill. The most common Woelk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Woelk's were Farmers. Farmer and Tobaccwist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Woelk.

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Woelk Historical Records

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Woelk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Woelk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Woelk in 1963 was 77, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woelk

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