Wender Family History

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Wender Name Meaning

German: topographic name from the common field name Wand, meaning ‘wall’, or a habitational name from any of several places named Wenden.

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


Similar surnames: Werder, Winder, Wenger, Kender, Wendel, Wander, Eder, Render, Weider

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Wender Family Origin

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Wender Family Occupations

What did your Wender ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wender. A less common occupation for the Wender family was Engraver. The most common Wender occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Wender's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Engraver

    7%

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

Wender Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wender Life Expectancy

What is the average Wender lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wender life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wender in 1961 was 35, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wender

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wender 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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