Welding Family History

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Welding Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Weldon.

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

Similar surnames: Weldin, Belding, Colding, Delling, Walding, Wearing, Selling, Wadding

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Welding Family Origin

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Welding Family Occupations

What did your Welding ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Welding occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Welding's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Welding family was Blacksmithing. Farmer, Laborer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welding.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Merchant

  • Blacksmithing


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

Welding Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Welding. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Welding 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 725 immigration records available for the last name Welding. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Welding. For the veterans among your Welding ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Welding Life Expectancy

What is the average Welding lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Welding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Welding in 1963 was 65, and 92 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welding

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Welding 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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