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Wakme Family History

Wakme 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: Wake, Lake, Rake, Wade, Wagle, Wale, Wayne, Hake, Bakke, Waage

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Where is the Wakme family from?

You can see how Wakme families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wakme family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Wakme family living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Wakme's in USA. California had the highest population of Wakme families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wakme surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wakme ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 3 census records available for the last name Wakme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wakme 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wakme. 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 Wakme. For the veterans among your Wakme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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