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Walle Family History

Walle Name Meaning

English and German: variant spelling of Wall. This name is also established in Mexico.

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


Similar surnames: Wall, Balle, Waller, Walla, Wally, Wolle, Walls, Walles, Welle, Halle

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Where is the Walle family from?

You can see how Walle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Walle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Walle families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Walle family living in Maryland. This was about 33% of all the recorded Walle's in the USA. Maryland and 2 other states had the highest population of Walle families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Walle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Walle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Walle. 23% of Walle men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Walle women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Walle were Janitor and Waitress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Janitor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Waitress
    8%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Walle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Walle. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Walle. For the veterans among your Walle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Walle lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Walle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Walle in 1953 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

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