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Werkman Name Meaning

German (Werkmann): occupational name for a craftsman, artisan, or builder, from Middle High German wërcman.

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


Similar surnames: Kerkman, Werman, Workman, Kerzman, Markman, Wartman, Mersman, Perman

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Werkman Family Origin

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Werkman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%

In 1880, the most common Werkman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Werkman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Works In Saw Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Werkman. A less common occupation for the Werkman family was Carpenter.

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Werkman Historical Records

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Werkman Life Expectancy

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