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Welge Name Meaning

North German: nickname from Middle Low German welich (inflected form welige) ‘lively’, ‘upright’. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with Walch (see Welsch) as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Welle, Wege, Elbe, Welte, Nelle, Hegge, Weese, Wrege, Welp, Belle

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Welge Family Origin

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Welge Family Occupations

What did your Welge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Chair Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welge. A less common occupation for the Welge family was Cooper. The most common Welge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Welge's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    16%
  • Chair Maker

    5%
  • Cooper

    5%

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

Welge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Welge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Welge 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Welge. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Welge. For the veterans among your Welge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Welge Life Expectancy

What is the average Welge lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Welge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Welge in 1963 was 75, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Welge 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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