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Walters Family History

Walters Name Meaning
English and German: patronymic from Walter.

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

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793,937 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
97,398 Military Records
57,592 Immigration Records
645,673 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Walters Families

  • Number of Walters families
     920 - 1,838
     307 - 919
     1 - 306
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Walters families
     869 - 1,735
     290 - 868
     1 - 289
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Walters families
     57 - 111
     20 - 56
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Walters census records

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Walters Family Origin

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Walters Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Walters

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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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Walters Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Walters census records

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Walters Civil War Service Records

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