Welte Family History

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Welte Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the personal name Walther (see Walter).

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

Similar surnames: Welty, Welter, Welle, Welge, Feltes, Wehle, Wente, Jette, Elbe, Belt

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Welte Family Origin

Where is the Welte family from?

Welte Family Occupations

What did your Welte ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Welte family was Brass Finisher. The most common Welte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Welte's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welte.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Brass Finisher


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

Welte Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Welte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Welte 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 955 immigration records available for the last name Welte. 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 Welte. For the veterans among your Welte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Welte Life Expectancy

What is the average Welte lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Welte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Welte in 1956 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welte

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Welte 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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