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Velten Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a vernacular form of the personal name Valentin (see Valentine). Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, mainly in Hedmark, named with velte ‘log pile’.

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


Similar surnames: Felten, Ellen, Velde, Veen, Elsen, Belter, Venter, Alten, Reiten

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Velten Family Origin

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Velten Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Baker

    18%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Velten. A less common occupation for the Velten family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Velten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Velten's were Farmers.

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Velten Life Expectancy

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Famous Velten Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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