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Wolters Family History

Wolters Name Meaning
North German: patronymic from Wolter.

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

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80,186 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,888 Military Records
4,465 Immigration Records
10,732 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Wolters Families

  • Number of Wolters families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wolters families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wolters families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wolters Family Origin

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Wolters Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Wolters

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Wolters Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wolters census records

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Wolters Civil War Service Records

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