Windecker Family History

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Windecker Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from any of the numerous places named Windeck.

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

Similar surnames: Waldecker, Reinecker, Winzeler, Dannecker, Necker, Heidecker, Pinsker

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Windecker Family Origin

Where is the Windecker family from?

Windecker Family Occupations

What did your Windecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Windecker. The most common Windecker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Windecker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Windecker family was Book Keeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith

  • Book Keeper


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

Windecker Historical Records

What Windecker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Windecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Windecker 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 454 immigration records available for the last name Windecker. 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 537 military records available for the last name Windecker. For the veterans among your Windecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Windecker Life Expectancy

What is the average Windecker lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Windecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Windecker in 1943 was 43, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Windecker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Windecker ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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