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Wellen Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian (van Wellen): habitational name for someone from a place called Welle, for example in East Flanders and Zeeland, or from Wellen in Limburg.

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


Similar surnames: Welle, Willen, Sellen, Weller, Ellen, Kellen, Welden, Pelley, Wehle

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Wellen Family Origin

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Wellen Family Occupations

What did your Wellen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wellen. The most common Wellen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Wellen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wellen family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farm Hand

    6%
  • Grocer

    6%

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

Wellen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Wellen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Wellen Life Expectancy

What is the average Wellen lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, Wellen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wellen in 1959 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wellen 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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