Woelk Family History

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Woelk Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Wölk (see Wolk).

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


Similar surnames: Woelke, Wolk, Welk, Wolz, Wieck, Woll, Weik, Wolke, Toelke, Woolf

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Woelk Family Origin

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Woelk Family Occupations

What did your Woelk ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Tobaccwist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Woelk. A less common occupation for the Woelk family was Works In Sawmill. The most common Woelk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Woelk's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Tobaccwist

    25%
  • Works In Sawmill

    25%

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

Woelk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Woelk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woelk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Woelk

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Woelk. 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 Woelk. For the veterans among your Woelk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woelk Life Expectancy

What is the average Woelk lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Woelk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Woelk in 1963 was 77, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woelk

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woelk 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.

Famous Woelk Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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