Warnock Family History

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Warnock Name Meaning

Scottish (Lanarkshire) and northern Irish: reduced form of Mac Warnock, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Mhearnóg ‘son of the devotee of St. Mearnóg’. St Mearnóg is the patron saint of Kilmarnock.

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

Similar surnames: Warnecke, Garlock, Warmack, Bernick, Harnick, Warlick, Carlock

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Warnock Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Warnock name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Warnock. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Warnock Family Origin

Where is the Warnock family from?

Warnock Family Occupations

What did your Warnock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Warnock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Warnock's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Warnock. A less common occupation for the Warnock family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Warnock Historical Records

What Warnock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Warnock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Warnock 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Warnock. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Warnock. For the veterans among your Warnock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Warnock Life Expectancy

What is the average Warnock lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Warnock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Warnock in 1951 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Warnock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Warnock 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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