Wolkow Family History

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Wolkow Name Meaning

Polish (Wolków): from a possessive derivative of wolek ‘little bullock’ (see Wolek 2).

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

Similar surnames: Bosko, Solow, Rolon, Smolko, Wojton, Blow, Wolk, Wolken, Wolke

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Wolkow Family Origin

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Wolkow Family Occupations

What did your Wolkow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Wagonmaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wolkow. The most common Wolkow occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Wolkow's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Wagonmaker


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

Wolkow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wolkow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolkow 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 649 immigration records available for the last name Wolkow. 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 243 military records available for the last name Wolkow. For the veterans among your Wolkow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolkow Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolkow lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wolkow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Wolkow in 1963 was 55, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolkow 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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