Handwerker Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Handwerker Name Meaning

German, Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a craftsman, from an agent derivative of German Handwerk, Middle High German hantwërc ‘craft’, Dutch handwerk, hantwerk.

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


Similar surnames: Handwerk, Heidecker, Sandmeyer, Hawker, Wanderer, Landherr, Anderle

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Handwerker Family Origin

Where is the Handwerker family from?

SHOW MORE

Handwerker Family Occupations

What did your Handwerker ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Dealer

    25%
  • Gardener

    25%
  • Jeweler

    25%
  • Works With Masons

    25%

In 1880, the most common Handwerker occupation in the USA was Dealer. 25% of Handwerker's were Dealers. Dealer, Gardener and Jeweler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Handwerker. A less common occupation for the Handwerker family was Works With Masons.

Source: Census data for Handwerker | Data not to scale

Handwerker Historical Records

What Handwerker family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Handwerker ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Handwerker

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Handwerker Life Expectancy

What is the average Handwerker lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Handwerker 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Handwerker Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Look up another name