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Welker Name Meaning

Variant (probably under French influence, at least in some cases) of English Walker.

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


Similar surnames: Felker, Weller, Wenker, Wilker, Wecker, Welder, Weyker, Welke, Meaker

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Welker Family Origin

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Welker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

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Welker Historical Records

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Welker Life Expectancy

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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