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De Wolf Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a wolf, from Middle Dutch de wulf ‘the wolf’, or from a nickname with the same meaning. See also Wolf.

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


Similar surnames: Wolf, De Rolf, De Valk, De Wolfe, De Wulf, De Loof, Dempewolf

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De Wolf Family Origin

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De Wolf Family Occupations

What did your De Wolf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common De Wolf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of De Wolf's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by De Wolf. A less common occupation for the De Wolf family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your De Wolf ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

De Wolf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Wolf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Wolf 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 Wolf. 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 Wolf. For the veterans among your De Wolf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Wolf Life Expectancy

What is the average De Wolf lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, De Wolf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for De Wolf in 1967 was 89, and 85 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your De Wolf 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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