Wallen Family History

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Wallen Name Meaning

Swedish (Wallén): from vall ‘grassy bank’, ‘pasture’ (see Wall) + the common surname suffix -én, from Latin -enius.

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


Similar surnames: Kallen, Sellen, Hallen, Hillen, Galler, Wahlen, Walen, Walle, Valles

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Wallen Family Origin

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Wallen Family Occupations

What did your Wallen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wallen. A less common occupation for the Wallen family was Farm Laborer. The most common Wallen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Wallen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Wallen Historical Records

What Wallen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wallen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wallen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Wallen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Wallen. 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 Wallen. For the veterans among your Wallen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wallen Life Expectancy

What is the average Wallen lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Wallen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wallen in 1944 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wallen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wallen 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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