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Winkenhofer Family History

Winkenhofer 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: Linkenhoker, Kelnhofer, Ringhofer, Zwiefelhofer, Birkhofer

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Where is the Winkenhofer family from?

You can see how Winkenhofer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Winkenhofer family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Winkenhofer family living in Alabama. This was about 50% of all the recorded Winkenhofer's in USA. Alabama and 1 other state had the highest population of Winkenhofer families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Winkenhofer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Winkenhofer ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 80 census records available for the last name Winkenhofer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Winkenhofer 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 51 immigration records available for the last name Winkenhofer. 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 22 military records available for the last name Winkenhofer. For the veterans among your Winkenhofer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Winkenhofer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Winkenhofer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Winkenhofer in 1963 was 83, and 67 in 2003.

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