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Wilken Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a Low German pet form of Wilhelm. English: variant spelling of Wilkin.

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


Similar surnames: Wilke, Wilkens, Wilkey, Wilden, Wilkin, Wilkes, Wibben, Wiemken

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Wilken Family Origin

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Wilken Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wilken family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilken. The most common Wilken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Wilken's were Farmers.

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Wilken Historical Records

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Wilken Life Expectancy

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