Wreakes Family History

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Wreakes Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Eakes, Greaves, Breakey, Drakes, Reames, Breaker, Frakes, Reaves

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Wreakes Family Origin

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Wreakes Family Occupations

What did your Wreakes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wreakes occupation in the UK was Tailor. 100% of Wreakes's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor


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

Wreakes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 578 census records available for the last name Wreakes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wreakes 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 10 immigration records available for the last name Wreakes. 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 8 military records available for the last name Wreakes. For the veterans among your Wreakes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wreakes Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wreakes 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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