Widherell Family History

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Widherell Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Witherell, Wetherell, Pickerell, Kidwell, Rishell, Deverell, Riddell

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Widherell Family Origin

Where is the Widherell family from?

Widherell Family Occupations

What did your Widherell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Widherell occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 50% of Widherell's were Brick Masons. Brick Mason and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Widherell.

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  • Brick Mason

  • Keeping House


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

Widherell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5 census records available for the last name Widherell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Widherell 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 Widherell

Passenger List

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

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Widherell Life Expectancy

What is the average Widherell lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Widherell 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Widherell

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