Waalkes Family History

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Waalkes Name Meaning

North German: variant of Walkes.

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


Similar surnames: Walkes, Walser, Taake, Balke, Gales, Wilker, Waage, Walles, Waples

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Waalkes Family Origin

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Waalkes Family Occupations

What did your Waalkes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Waalkes occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Waalkes's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Clerk Clothing Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Waalkes.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Clerk Clothing Store

    50%

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

Waalkes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Waalkes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waalkes 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 Waalkes. 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 Waalkes. For the veterans among your Waalkes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waalkes Life Expectancy

What is the average Waalkes lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Waalkes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Waalkes in 1964 was 81, and 71 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waalkes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waalkes 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.

Famous Waalkes Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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