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Where is the Wilkens family from?
You can see how Wilkens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wilkens family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wilkens families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Wilkens families living in New York. This was about 27% of all the recorded Wilkens's in USA. New York had the highest population of Wilkens families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wilkens 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 USA named Wilkens. 21% of Wilkens men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Wilkens women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wilkens were Farm Laborer and Maid. .