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Wunderlich Name Meaning

German: nickname for an eccentric or moody person, from Middle High German wunderlich ‘odd’, ‘capricious’, ‘unpredictable’ (a derivative of wunder, Old High German wundar ‘puzzle’, ‘marvel’). Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably an anecdotal nickname from Yiddish vunderlekh ‘wonderful’, ‘marvellous’, based on some now irrecoverable event, but possibly also a descriptive nickname from German wunderlich ‘odd’, ‘strange’.

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

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Wunderlich Family Origin

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Wunderlich Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Cooper

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Cigar Maker

    3%

In 1880, the most common Wunderlich occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Wunderlich's were Farmers. Farmer, Cooper and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wunderlich. A less common occupation for the Wunderlich family was Cigar Maker.

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Wunderlich Historical Records

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Wunderlich Life Expectancy

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