Wendorf Family History

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Wendorf Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of various places named Wendorf.

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


Similar surnames: Endorf, Bendorf, Seedorf, Wender, Waldorf, Mundorf, Handorf, Nondorf

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Wendorf Family Origin

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Wendorf Family Occupations

What did your Wendorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wendorf family was Carpenter. The most common Wendorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Wendorf's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wendorf.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Wendorf Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wendorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Wendorf lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wendorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wendorf in 1953 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wendorf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wendorf 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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