Welty Family History

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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


Similar surnames: Welte, Felty, Welter, Weldy, Belt, Welt, Feltz, Hilty, Welge, Talty

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Welty Family Origin

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Welty Family Occupations

What did your Welty ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Welty Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Welty Life Expectancy

What is the average Welty lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Welty 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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