Welde Family History

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Welde Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Welda near Minden. Norwegian: variant spelling of Velde.

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

Similar surnames: Welden, Velde, Weldy, Helle, Welle, Eide, Belle, Weddle, Wilde, Wylde

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Welde Family Origin

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Welde Family Occupations

What did your Welde ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Welde family was Confectionary. Artist, Baker and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welde. The most common Welde occupation in the USA was Artist. 6% of Welde's were Artists.

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  • Artist

  • Baker

  • Boiler Maker

  • Confectionary


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

Welde Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Welde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Welde 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Welde. 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 626 military records available for the last name Welde. For the veterans among your Welde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Welde Life Expectancy

What is the average Welde lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Welde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Welde in 1963 was 69, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welde

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Welde 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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