Werkmeister Family History

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Werkmeister Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a master craftsman, especially a master builder, from Middle High German wërcmeister.

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


Similar surnames: Wehrmeister, Neumeister, Weinmeister, Baumeister, Hofmeister

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Werkmeister Family Origin

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Werkmeister Family Occupations

What did your Werkmeister ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Werkmeister family was Druggist. The most common Werkmeister occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 8% of Werkmeister's were Brick Masons. Brick Mason, Carpenter and Carpet Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Werkmeister.

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  • Brick Mason

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Carpet Weaver

    8%
  • Druggist

    8%

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

Werkmeister Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Werkmeister Life Expectancy

What is the average Werkmeister lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Werkmeister life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Werkmeister in 1957 was 55, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Werkmeister

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Werkmeister 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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