Widholm Family History

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Widholm 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: Widhalm, Edholm, Lindholm, Holm, Chisholm, Denholm, Nichol, Sundholm

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Widholm Family Origin

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Widholm Family Occupations

What did your Widholm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Widholm occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 50% of Widholm's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Widholm.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer


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

Widholm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 771 census records available for the last name Widholm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Widholm 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 230 immigration records available for the last name Widholm. 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 111 military records available for the last name Widholm. For the veterans among your Widholm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Widholm Life Expectancy

What is the average Widholm lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Widholm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Widholm in 1952 was 34, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Widholm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Widholm 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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