Wellmann Family History

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Wellmann Name Meaning

German: variant of Welle 1, with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’, i.e. ‘man who lived by a stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Wellman, Willmann, Feldmann, Mellman, Hellmann, Bollmann, Weismann

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Wellmann Family Origin

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Wellmann Family Occupations

What did your Wellmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Painter and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wellmann. A less common occupation for the Wellmann family was Farmer. The most common Wellmann occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Wellmann's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Painter

    12%
  • Cooper

    6%
  • Farmer

    6%

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

Wellmann Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wellmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Wellmann lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wellmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Wellmann in 1963 was 73, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wellmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wellmann 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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