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Walthall Family History

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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Where is the Walthall family from?

You can see how Walthall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Walthall family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Walthall families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 29 Walthall families living in Virginia. This was about 62% of all the recorded Walthall's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Walthall families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Walthall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Walthall ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Walthall. 25% of Walthall men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Walthall women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Walthall were Truck Driver and Secretary. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Cook
  • Clerk
  • Secretary
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Passenger Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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