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Waldron Family History

Waldron Name Meaning
from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements walh ‘foreigner’ + hrafn ‘raven’.habitational name from a place in Sussex named Waldron, from Old English w(e)ald ‘forest’ + ærn ‘house’, ‘dwelling’. The surname is now also common in Ireland, especially in Connacht.

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

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Name Distribution of Waldron Families

  • Number of Waldron families
     238 - 474
     80 - 237
     1 - 79
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Waldron families
     182 - 361
     61 - 181
     1 - 60
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Waldron families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Waldron Family Origin

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Waldron Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Waldron

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Waldron Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Waldron Civil War Service Records

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