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


Similar surnames: Wanko, Wank, Wankel, Hanke, Janke, Jenke, Tanke, Danke, Stanke, Ranke

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Wanke Family Origin

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Wanke Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Wanke Historical Records

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Wanke Life Expectancy

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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.

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