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Walser Family History

Walser Name Meaning
South German: habitational name for someone from Wals near Salzburg.German: variant of Walliser.

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

101,705 Historical Documents with Walser on Ancestry.com
30,591 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,316 Military Records
2,107 Immigration Records
12,355 Census and Voter Lists
52,336 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Walser Families

  • Number of Walser families
     28 - 53
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Walser families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Walser families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Walser census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Walser Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Walser families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Walser Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Walser

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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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Walser Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Walser census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Walser ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Walser Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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