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Wilkens Name Meaning

German: variant of Wilken. English: patronymic from Wilkin.

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


Similar surnames: Wilken, Wilkins, Wilkes, Wickens, Wickers, Wickes, Wilke, Wilden

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Wilkens Family Origin

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Wilkens Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Wilkens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Wilkens's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilkens. A less common occupation for the Wilkens family was Farming.

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Wilkens Historical Records

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Wilkens Life Expectancy

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