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Waedke Family History

Waedke Surname 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: Wade, Wardle, Waldie, Wake, Radke, Waltke, Welke, Wrede, Walke, Wedde

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Where is the Waedke family from?

You can see how Waedke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Waedke family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 7 Waedke families living in Connecticut. This was about 78% of all the recorded Waedke's in USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Waedke families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Waedke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Waedke ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 15 census records available for the last name Waedke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waedke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2 immigration records available for the last name Waedke. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Waedke. For the veterans among your Waedke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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