Wedekind Family History

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Wedekind Name Meaning

North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements widu ‘wood’ + kind ‘child’. The name became famous as that of a Duke of Lower Saxony who was an opponent of Charlemagne, and was consequently popular in northern Germany as a personal name in the Middle Ages.

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


Similar surnames: Wendelin, Wein, Wedin, Dein, Wedeking, Gieseking, Weiden, Wergin

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Wedekind Family Origin

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Wedekind Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Grocer

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wedekind family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wedekind. The most common Wedekind occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Wedekind's were Farmers.

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Wedekind Historical Records

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Wedekind Life Expectancy

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