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Velten Family History

Velten Name Meaning
Dutch and German: from a vernacular form of the personal name Valentin (see Valentine).Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, mainly in Hedmark, named with velte ‘log pile’.

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

32,215 Historical Documents with Velten on Ancestry.com
17,051 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
943 Military Records
933 Immigration Records
2,188 Census and Voter Lists
11,100 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Velten Families

  • Number of Velten families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Velten last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Velten census records

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Velten Family Origin

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Velten Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Velten

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Velten Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Velten census records

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Velten Civil War Service Records

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