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Wellborn Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Welborne. German: habitational name from any of several places so named in Saxony-Anhalt and Schleswig-Holstein.

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


Similar surnames: Welborn, Willborn, Stellhorn, Wellman, Mellor, Welton, Welford

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Wellborn Family Origin

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Wellborn Family Occupations

What did your Wellborn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wellborn family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wellborn. The most common Wellborn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Wellborn's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Hand

    4%

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

Wellborn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wellborn Life Expectancy

What is the average Wellborn lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Wellborn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Wellborn in 1951 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wellborn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wellborn 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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