Wanke Name Meaning

German: pet form of a personal name derived from Slavic Veceslav (see Vanek, Wenzel).

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

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Wanke Family Origin

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Wanke Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wanke. A less common occupation for the Wanke family was Carpenter. The most common Wanke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wanke's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Wanke | Data not to scale

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Wanke Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Wanke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wanke in 1958 was 51, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wanke

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