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Walls Family History

Walls Name Meaning
English: variant of Wall.Scottish: most probably a derivative of Wallace.

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

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244,620 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
31,239 Military Records
17,210 Immigration Records
181,086 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Walls Families

  • Number of Walls families
     235 - 467
     79 - 234
     1 - 78
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Walls families
     292 - 581
     98 - 291
     1 - 97
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Walls families
     137 - 272
     46 - 136
     1 - 45
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Walls census records

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Walls Family Origin

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Walls Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Walls families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Walls

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Walls Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Walls census records

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Walls Civil War Service Records

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