Vollenweider Family History

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Vollenweider Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a field named as being a pasture reserved for foals, from Middle High German vole ‘foal’ (plural volen) + weide ‘meadow’, ‘pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Fulenwider, Wollenweber, Ellender, Allgeier, Vanderweide, Stollenwerk

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Vollenweider Family Origin

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Vollenweider Family Occupations

What did your Vollenweider ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Black Smith, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vollenweider. The most common Vollenweider occupation in the USA was Black Smith. 20% of Vollenweider's were Black Smiths. A less common occupation for the Vollenweider family was Cooper.

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  • Black Smith

    20%
  • Butcher

    20%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Cooper

    20%

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

Vollenweider Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Vollenweider Life Expectancy

What is the average Vollenweider lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Vollenweider life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Vollenweider in 1959 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vollenweider

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vollenweider 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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