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Welt Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named in Schleswig-Holstein. Jewish: ornamental name from German Welt ‘world’.

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


Similar surnames: Belt, Welz, Walt, West, Wels, Well, Wein, Wert, Kell, Wege

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Welt Family Origin

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Welt Family Occupations

What did your Welt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welt. The most common Welt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Welt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Welt family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Welt Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Welt Life Expectancy

What is the average Welt lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Welt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Welt in 1951 was 58, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Welt 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.

Famous Welt Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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