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Handwerk Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a craftsman or artisan (see Handwerker).

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


Similar surnames: Handwerker, Gander, Harder, Mandler, Bander, Hendler, Bandler, Mander

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Handwerk Family Origin

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Handwerk Family Occupations

What did your Handwerk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Handwerk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Handwerk's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Handwerk. A less common occupation for the Handwerk family was Works In Factory.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Works In Factory

    7%

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

Handwerk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Handwerk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Handwerk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Handwerk. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Handwerk. For the veterans among your Handwerk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Handwerk Life Expectancy

What is the average Handwerk lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Handwerk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1955. The average life expectancy for Handwerk in 1949 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Handwerk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Handwerk ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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