Wanderer Family History

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Wanderer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone who moved around a lot.

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


Similar surnames: Wander, Lander, Anderer, Bander, Handler, Mander, Hinderer, Angerer

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Wanderer Family Origin

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Wanderer Family Occupations

What did your Wanderer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Brewer, Carpenter and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wanderer. A less common occupation for the Wanderer family was Farmer. The most common Wanderer occupation in the USA was Brewer. 7% of Wanderer's were Brewers.

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  • Brewer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Cooper

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%

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

Wanderer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wanderer Life Expectancy

What is the average Wanderer lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Wanderer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wanderer in 1949 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wanderer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wanderer 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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