Walthall Family History

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Walthall Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Mayhall, Fairall, Halsall, Benthall, Balthrop, Southall, Tatham

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Walthall Family Origin

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Walthall Family Occupations

What did your Walthall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Walthall family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walthall. The most common Walthall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Walthall's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Walthall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Walthall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walthall 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 440 immigration records available for the last name Walthall. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Walthall. For the veterans among your Walthall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walthall Life Expectancy

What is the average Walthall lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Walthall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Walthall in 1951 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walthall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walthall 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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