Waltenbaugh Family History

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Waltenbaugh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Waltenbach, a habitational name from an unidentified place, named with an unexplained first element + Middle High German bach ‘stream’, ‘creek’.

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


Similar surnames: Swartzbaugh, Rodenbaugh, Daughenbaugh, Kaltenbach, Hattabaugh

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Waltenbaugh Family Origin

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Waltenbaugh Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Waltenbaugh family was Farm. Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waltenbaugh. The most common Waltenbaugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Waltenbaugh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Farm

    8%

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

Waltenbaugh Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Waltenbaugh Life Expectancy

What is the average Waltenbaugh lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Waltenbaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Waltenbaugh in 1952 was 44, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waltenbaugh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waltenbaugh 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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