Wernick Family History

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Wernick Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): status name for someone who was the secretary of a Jewish administration or a Jewish official responsible for the ratification of community impost treaties, from the Polish term wiernik. German: variant of Wernicke.

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

Similar surnames: Pernick, Winnick, Lennick, Zelnick, Bernick, Wernicke, Warnick

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Wernick Family Origin

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Wernick Family Occupations

What did your Wernick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Busher and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wernick. A less common occupation for the Wernick family was Furniture Dealer. The most common Wernick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Wernick's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Busher

  • Engineer

  • Furniture Dealer


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

Wernick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wernick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wernick 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wernick. 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 972 military records available for the last name Wernick. For the veterans among your Wernick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wernick Life Expectancy

What is the average Wernick lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Wernick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wernick in 1960 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wernick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wernick 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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