Welty Name Meaning

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

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

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Welty Family Origin

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Welty Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welty. The most common Welty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Welty's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Welty family was Farming.

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Welty Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Welty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Welty in 1952 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welty

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