Willenbrink Family History

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Willenbrink Name Meaning

German (Oldenburg): habitational name for someone from a minor place named with Middle Low German brinc ‘edge’, ‘slope’, ‘grazing land’, ‘raised meadow in low-lying marshland’. The first element is unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Vandenbrink, Piepenbrink, Ten Brink, Mesenbrink, Diepenbrock

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Willenbrink Family Origin

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Willenbrink Family Occupations

What did your Willenbrink ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Willenbrink family was Farm Laborer. The most common Willenbrink occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Willenbrink's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Catholic Priest were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willenbrink.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Butcher

    10%
  • Catholic Priest

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%

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

Willenbrink Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Willenbrink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Willenbrink 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Willenbrink. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Willenbrink. For the veterans among your Willenbrink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Willenbrink Life Expectancy

What is the average Willenbrink lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Willenbrink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Willenbrink in 1958 was 64, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Willenbrink

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