Wehling Family History

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Wehling Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle Low German welinge ‘vortex’, ‘rapids’. nickname for someone who was worn out, from Middle Low German welinge ‘withering’, ‘decline’.

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


Similar surnames: Nehring, Werling, Welling, Helling, Fehling, Wehring, Gehling

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Wehling Family Origin

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Wehling Family Occupations

What did your Wehling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wehling family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wehling. The most common Wehling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Wehling's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Wehling Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Wehling ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Wehling Life Expectancy

What is the average Wehling lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, Wehling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wehling in 1959 was 62, and 84 in 2004.

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