Werking Family History

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Werking Name Meaning

German: unexplained. The name occurs chiefly in Polch, in the Eifel Moutains.

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


Similar surnames: Werling, Merkling, Werning, Wehking, Berling, Wergin, Herling

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Werking Family Origin

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Werking Family Occupations

What did your Werking ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Werking occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Werking's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Werking. A less common occupation for the Werking family was Wheelwright.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Cooper

    10%
  • Wheelwright

    10%

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

Werking Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Werking Life Expectancy

What is the average Werking lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Werking life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Werking in 1956 was 32, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Werking

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Werking 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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