Walkenhorst Family History

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Walkenhorst Name Meaning

German: habitational name from an unidentified place. The second element in the place name is clearly horst ‘wooded hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Wallenhorst, Akehurst, Batenhorst, Falkenberg, Scharnhorst, Windhorst

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Walkenhorst Family Origin

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Walkenhorst Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Walkenhorst family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walkenhorst. The most common Walkenhorst occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Walkenhorst's were Farmers.

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Walkenhorst Historical Records

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Walkenhorst Life Expectancy

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