Weld Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English wold ‘forest’ or ‘cleared upland’ (see Wald, Wold).

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


Similar surnames: Wold, Wald, Feld, Well, Wild, Eld, Field, Held, Wead, Self

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Weld Family Origin

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Weld Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    1%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Weld family was Carpenter. The most common Weld occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Weld's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weld.

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Weld Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Weld life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Weld in 1947 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weld

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