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Weldin Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant spelling of Weldon. German: perhaps a respelling of Welden, a habitational name from a place so named in Bavaria. Possibly an altered spelling of Dutch Welden, a habitational name from a place so named in East Flanders, Belgium.

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


Similar surnames: Wilden, Welden, Weldon, Wedin, Welding, Elden, Bellin, Yellin, Wellen

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Where is the Weldin family from?

You can see how Weldin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weldin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Weldin families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Weldin families living in Delaware. This was about 44% of all the recorded Weldin's in the USA. Delaware had the highest population of Weldin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Weldin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Weldin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Weldin. 26% of Weldin men worked as a Farmer and 58% of Weldin women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weldin were Clerk and Teacher.

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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
    26%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Janitor
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    58%
  • Teacher
    43%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 286 immigration records available for the last name Weldin. 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 826 military records available for the last name Weldin. For the veterans among your Weldin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weldin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Weldin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Weldin in 1957 was 52, and 55 in 2004.

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