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Where is the Wanamaker family from?
You can see how Wanamaker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wanamaker family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Wanamaker families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 11 Wanamaker families living in New Jersey. This was about 79% of all the recorded Wanamaker's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Wanamaker families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wanamaker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
What did your Wanamaker ancestors do for a living?
In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wanamaker. 21% of Wanamaker men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Wanamaker women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wanamaker were Farm Laborer and Office Clerk. .