Wahlgren Family History

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Wahlgren Name Meaning

Swedish: variant spelling of Wallgren.

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


Similar surnames: Walgren, Halgren, Fahlgren, Wallgren, Ahlgren, Waldren, Dahlen

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Wahlgren Family Origin

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Wahlgren Family Occupations

What did your Wahlgren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wahlgren occupation in the USA was Sailor. 25% of Wahlgren's were Sailors. A less common occupation for the Wahlgren family was Farmer. Sailor, Shoemaker and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wahlgren.

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  • Sailor

    25%
  • Shoemaker

    25%
  • Cabinet Maker

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

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

Wahlgren Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wahlgren Life Expectancy

What is the average Wahlgren lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Wahlgren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wahlgren in 1951 was 40, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wahlgren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wahlgren 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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