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 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wendorf. 22% of Wendorf men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Wendorf women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wendorf were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    11%
  • Office Clerk
    11%
  • Housework
    9%
  • Stenographer
    9%

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

Wendorf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 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 882 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.

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