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Welge Family History

Welge Name Meaning
North German: nickname from Middle Low German welich (inflected form welige) ‘lively’, ‘upright’.German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with Walch (see Welsch) as the first element.

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

10,362 Historical Documents with Welge on Ancestry.com
3,510 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
439 Military Records
445 Immigration Records
2,180 Census and Voter Lists
3,788 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Welge Families

  • Number of Welge families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    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 Welge last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Welge census records

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Welge Family Origin

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Welge Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Welge

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Welge Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Welge census records

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Welge Civil War Service Records

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