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Wellons Family History

Wellons Name Meaning

Altered form of an unidentified English name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Mellon, Wells, Fallows, Weldon, Bellows, Ellen, Hallows, Welling

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Where is the Wellons family from?

You can see how Wellons families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wellons family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wellons families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Wellons families living in Virginia. This was about 53% of all the recorded Wellons's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Wellons families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wellons surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wellons ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wellons. 20% of Wellons men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Wellons women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wellons were Proprietor and School Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Proprietor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    9%
  • Operator
    9%
  • Laundress
    9%
  • School Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 221 immigration records available for the last name Wellons. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Wellons. For the veterans among your Wellons ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wellons lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wellons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wellons in 1952 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

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