Wellendorf Family History

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Wellendorf Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named, for example near Osnabrück.

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


Similar surnames: Westendorf, Elmendorf, Hilgendorf, Bettendorf, Ellender, Wendorf

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Wellendorf Family Origin

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Wellendorf Family Occupations

What did your Wellendorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wellendorf family was Hardware Merchant. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wellendorf. The most common Wellendorf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Wellendorf's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Hardware Merchant

    9%

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

Wellendorf Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wellendorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Wellendorf lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Wellendorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wellendorf in 1955 was 70, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wellendorf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wellendorf 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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