De Wald Family History

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De Wald Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Dewald, De Wall, Ewald, Berwald, De Wilde, Seewald, De Valk, De Wolf

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De Wald Family Origin

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De Wald Family Occupations

What did your De Wald ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named De Wald. 13% of De Wald men worked as a Laborer and 7% of De Wald women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named De Wald were Salesman and Inspector

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Machinist
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Inspector
    4%

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

De Wald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Wald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Wald census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name De Wald. 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 Card

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

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De Wald Life Expectancy

What is the average De Wald lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2003, in the United States, De Wald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for De Wald in 1972 was 64, and 20 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for De Wald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your De Wald ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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