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Wankel Name Meaning

German: pet form of Wanke, itself a pet form of a Slavic name represented in German by Wenzel.

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


Similar surnames: Wanke, Dankel, Handel, Hankel, Wendel, Bandel, Randel, Winkel, Pantel

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Wankel Family Origin

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Wankel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

In 1880, the most common Wankel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wankel's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wankel.

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Wankel Historical Records

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Wankel Life Expectancy

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Famous Wankel Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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