Wackerman Family History

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Wackerman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Wackermann, a variant of Wacker, with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Ackerman, Fackelman, Walterman, Wasserman, Ockerman, Ackermann

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Wackerman Family Origin

Where is the Wackerman family from?

Wackerman Family Occupations

What did your Wackerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wackerman family was Baker. The most common Wackerman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Wackerman's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wackerman.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Stone Mason

    9%
  • Baker

    5%

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

Wackerman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wackerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wackerman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wackerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Wackerman in 1962 was 85, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wackerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wackerman 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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