Wedeking Family History

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Wedeking Name Meaning

German (Westphalia): patronymic from Wedekind.

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


Similar surnames: Wedekind, Wernsing, Ebeling, Keeling, Wolking, Wilking, Reineking

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Wedeking Family Origin

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Wedeking Family Occupations

What did your Wedeking ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wedeking occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Wedeking's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wedeking. A less common occupation for the Wedeking family was Bookkeeper.

View Census data for Wedeking | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Shoe Maker

    15%
  • Bookkeeper

    8%

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

Wedeking Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wedeking. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wedeking 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wedeking. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wedeking. For the veterans among your Wedeking ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wedeking Life Expectancy

What is the average Wedeking lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Wedeking life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wedeking in 1944 was 23, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wedeking

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wedeking 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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