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Wolfson Family History

Wolfson Name Meaning
English and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Wolf.Americanized spelling of the Low German cognate Wolfsen.

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

54,916 Historical Documents with Wolfson on Ancestry.com
18,204 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,883 Military Records
6,605 Immigration Records
16,449 Census and Voter Lists
10,775 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wolfson Families

  • Number of Wolfson families
     110 - 217
     37 - 109
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wolfson families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wolfson families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wolfson census records

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Wolfson Family Origin

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Wolfson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Wolfson 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 Wolfson

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Wolfson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wolfson census records

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Wolfson Civil War Service Records

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