Welle Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a spring or stream, Middle Low German welle. German: variant of Well 3. Dutch: from a short form of the personal names Willem (see Wilhelm) or Wouter (see Walter).

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

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Welle Family Origin

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Welle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Bakery

    4%
  • Brewer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Welle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Welle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Welle family was Brewer. Farmer, Baker and Bakery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welle.

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Welle Historical Records

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Welle Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Welle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Welle in 1954 was 42, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welle

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