Wagenknecht Family History

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Wagenknecht Name Meaning

German: occupational name from Middle High German wagenknëht ‘hauler’s assistant’.

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


Similar surnames: Bauknecht, Hausknecht, Schuknecht, Knecht, Gutknecht, Barfknecht

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Wagenknecht Family Origin

Where is the Wagenknecht family from?

Wagenknecht Family Occupations

What did your Wagenknecht ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wagenknecht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Wagenknecht's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wagenknecht. A less common occupation for the Wagenknecht family was Blacksmith.

View Census data for Wagenknecht | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • At Home

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

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

Wagenknecht Historical Records

What Wagenknecht family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Wagenknecht Life Expectancy

What is the average Wagenknecht lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wagenknecht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wagenknecht in 1954 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wagenknecht

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wagenknecht 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 Wagenknecht Family

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