Walsingham Family History

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Walsingham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Great or Little Walsingham in Norfolk, named in Old English as ‘homestead (Old English tun) of the family or followers of a man called Waels’.

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


Similar surnames: Allingham, Willingham, Bellingham, Gillingham, Ellingham, Dillingham

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Walsingham Family Origin

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Walsingham Family Occupations

What did your Walsingham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Walsingham family was Carpenter. The most common Walsingham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Walsingham's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Walsingham.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    14%

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

Walsingham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Walsingham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walsingham 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 Walsingham

Passenger List

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

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Walsingham Life Expectancy

What is the average Walsingham lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Walsingham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Walsingham in 1960 was 33, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walsingham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walsingham 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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