Waldo Name Meaning

English: variant of Waldie. German: habitational name for someone from any of several places in Pomerania and Brandenburg called Waldow.

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

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Waldo Family Origin

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Waldo Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Waldo family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waldo. The most common Waldo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Waldo's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Waldo | Data not to scale

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Waldo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Waldo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Waldo in 1943 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waldo

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