Wolk Name Meaning

German (also Wölk): from a Low German short form of Walter. Germanized spelling of Slovenian or Czech Volk.

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


Similar surnames: Volk, Wolf, Polk, Woelk, Wowk, Woll, Rock, Walk, Folk, Wolz

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Wolk Family Origin

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Wolk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Day Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolk. A less common occupation for the Wolk family was Day Laborer. The most common Wolk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Wolk's were Farmers.

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Wolk Historical Records

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Wolk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Wolk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wolk in 1956 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolk

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