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Wilfong Family History

Wilfong Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Wildfang, a nickname from Middle High German wiltvanc ‘stranger’.

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

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Name Distribution of Wilfong Families

  • Number of Wilfong families
     67 - 132
     23 - 66
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wilfong census records

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Wilfong Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Wilfong

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Wilfong Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wilfong census records

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Wilfong Civil War Service Records

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