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 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wehrkamp. 70% of Wehrkamp men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Wehrkamp women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wehrkamp were Laborer and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    70%
  • Laborer
    31%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Maid
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Wehrkamp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 780 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 102 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 374 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.

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