Wilbank Family History

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Wilbank Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Kilbane, Wiltbank, Wilbanks, Bank, Albany, Plank, Millan, Milan

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Wilbank Family Origin

Where is the Wilbank family from?

Wilbank Family Occupations

What did your Wilbank ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wilbank family was Dry Good Merchant. The most common Wilbank occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Wilbank's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilbank.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Machinist

  • Dry Good Merchant


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

Wilbank Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wilbank. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilbank 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 45 immigration records available for the last name Wilbank. 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 149 military records available for the last name Wilbank. For the veterans among your Wilbank ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilbank Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilbank lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wilbank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Wilbank in 1959 was 68, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilbank

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilbank 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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