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Winkelhorst Family History

Winkelhorst Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Windhorst, Walkenhorst, Vanderhorst, Selhorst, Haselhorst, Lindhorst

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Winkelhorst ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 104 census records available for the last name Winkelhorst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winkelhorst census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 58 immigration records available for the last name Winkelhorst. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 7 military records available for the last name Winkelhorst. For the veterans among your Winkelhorst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Winkelhorst lifespan?

Between 1975 and 2003, in the United States, Winkelhorst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Winkelhorst in 1975 was 69, and 75 in 2003.

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