Welter Family History

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Welter 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: Welte, Weltmer, Walter, Belter, Elter, Wolter, Getter, Kelter, Felter

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Welter Family Origin

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Welter Family Occupations

What did your Welter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welter. A less common occupation for the Welter family was Carpenter. The most common Welter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Welter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Welter Historical Records

What Welter family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Welter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Welter census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Welter

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Welter. 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 Welter. For the veterans among your Welter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Welter Life Expectancy

What is the average Welter lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Welter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Welter in 1944 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Welter 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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