Whilden Family History

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Whilden Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; perhaps a variant spelling of Wilden.

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


Similar surnames: Whiles, Wilden, Willden, Whidden, Whiffen, Wolden, Whiten, Wilken

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Whilden Family Origin

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Whilden Family Occupations

What did your Whilden ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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

Whilden Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Whilden Life Expectancy

What is the average Whilden lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2002, in the United States, Whilden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Whilden in 1945 was 40, and 83 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whilden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whilden 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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