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Where is the Wilke family from?
You can see how Wilke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wilke family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wilke families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Wilke family living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Wilke's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Wilke families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wilke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wilke. 20% of Wilke men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Wilke women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wilke were Farm Laborer and Housework.