Wenske Family History

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Wenske Name Meaning

Eastern Germany: from a pet form of the Slavic personal name Veceslav (see Vacek).

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


Similar surnames: Fenske, Venske, Jeske, Jenke, Manske, Lenke, Wenck, Ganske, Felske

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Wenske Family Origin

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Wenske Family Occupations

What did your Wenske ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wenske occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Wenske's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Wenske Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wenske Life Expectancy

What is the average Wenske lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Wenske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Wenske in 1965 was 72, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wenske

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wenske 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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