Wachholz Family History

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Wachholz Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Wachholz (‘boggy woods’) near Stade. German: from the Germanic personal name Wacald.

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


Similar surnames: Buchholz, Eichholz, Eichhorn, Rachel, Wachtel, Windholz, Langholz

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Wachholz Family Origin

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Wachholz Family Occupations

What did your Wachholz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wachholz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Wachholz's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wachholz. A less common occupation for the Wachholz family was Wagon Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Wagon Blacksmith

    8%

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

Wachholz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wachholz Life Expectancy

What is the average Wachholz lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Wachholz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Wachholz in 1951 was 34, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wachholz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wachholz 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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