Wehrkamp Family History

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Wehrkamp Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a military training ground, from Middle High German wer ‘defense work’ + kamp ‘enclosed field’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Weitkamp, Overkamp, Heidkamp, Westerkamp, Telkamp, Feldkamp, Seekamp

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Wehrkamp Family Origin

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Wehrkamp Family Occupations

What did your Wehrkamp ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wehrkamp occupation in the USA was Butcher. 20% of Wehrkamp's were Butchers. Butcher, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wehrkamp. A less common occupation for the Wehrkamp family was Pedlar.

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  • Butcher

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Pedlar

    20%

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

Wehrkamp Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wehrkamp Life Expectancy

What is the average Wehrkamp lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Wehrkamp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wehrkamp in 1965 was 68, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wehrkamp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wehrkamp 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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