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Walkenhorst Family History

Walkenhorst Name Meaning
German: habitational name from an unidentified place. The second element in the place name is clearly horst ‘wooded hill’.

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

17,588 Historical Documents with Walkenhorst on Ancestry.com
8,086 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
395 Military Records
186 Immigration Records
1,829 Census and Voter Lists
7,092 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Walkenhorst Families

  • Number of Walkenhorst families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Walkenhorst last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Walkenhorst last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Walkenhorst census records

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Walkenhorst Family Origin

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Walkenhorst Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Walkenhorst

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Walkenhorst Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Walkenhorst census records

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Walkenhorst Civil War Service Records

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