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Wolfskill Family History

Wolfskill 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: Wolski, Poleski, Wolinski, Mccaskill, Wolsky, Woodfill, Offill

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Where is the Wolfskill family from?

You can see how Wolfskill families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wolfskill family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Wolfskill families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Wolfskill families living in Missouri. This was about 80% of all the recorded Wolfskill's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Wolfskill families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wolfskill surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wolfskill ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wolfskill. 40% of Wolfskill men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Wolfskill women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wolfskill were Machinist and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Knitter
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housework
  • Winder
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wolfskill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolfskill 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 221 immigration records available for the last name Wolfskill. 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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Draft Cards

There are 422 military records available for the last name Wolfskill. For the veterans among your Wolfskill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wolfskill lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wolfskill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Wolfskill in 1963 was 84, and 77 in 2004.

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