Weltmer Family History

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Weltmer Name Meaning

German: reduced form of Weltmeyer, a distinguishing name for a tenant farmer, called Welt or Walter (see Welte) + meyer.

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


Similar surnames: Welter, Welte, Walter, Zellmer, Elter, Wester, Whitmer, Meltzer

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Weltmer Family Origin

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Weltmer Family Occupations

What did your Weltmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Weltmer family was Farm. Farmer, Retired Farmer and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weltmer. The most common Weltmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Weltmer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Retired Farmer

    9%
  • Day Laborer

    6%
  • Farm

    6%

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

Weltmer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Weltmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Weltmer lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Weltmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Weltmer in 1951 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weltmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weltmer 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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