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

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Welt Family Origin

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Welt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

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Welt Historical Records

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Welt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welt

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