Wilbeck Family History

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Wilbeck 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: Dilbeck, Filbeck, Kolbeck, Colbeck, Witbeck, Irlbeck, Holbeck

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Wilbeck Family Origin

Where is the Wilbeck family from?

Wilbeck Family Occupations

What did your Wilbeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wilbeck family was Keeps House. The most common Wilbeck occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Wilbeck's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Hotel Proprietor and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilbeck.

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  • Carpenter

  • Hotel Proprietor

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House


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

Wilbeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wilbeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilbeck 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 125 immigration records available for the last name Wilbeck. 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 224 military records available for the last name Wilbeck. For the veterans among your Wilbeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilbeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilbeck lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Wilbeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Wilbeck in 1963 was 66, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilbeck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilbeck 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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