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Wanke Family History

Wanke Name Meaning
German: pet form of a personal name derived from Slavic Veceslav (see Vanek, Wenzel).

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

18,420 Historical Documents with Wanke on Ancestry.com
5,383 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,267 Military Records
958 Immigration Records
4,100 Census and Voter Lists
6,712 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wanke Families

  • Number of Wanke families
     12 - 21
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wanke families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wanke last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wanke census records

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Wanke Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Wanke families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Wanke Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Wanke families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Wanke

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Wanke Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wanke census records

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Wanke Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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