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Walder Name Meaning

English: variant of Wald, with the addition of the habitational suffix -er. German: habitational name from any of several places called Wald, or a topographic name for someone who lived in a forest or wood, Middle High German walt.

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

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Walder Family Origin

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Walder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walder. A less common occupation for the Walder family was Carpenter. The most common Walder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Walder's were Farmers.

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Walder Historical Records

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Walder Life Expectancy

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