Wilb Family History

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Wilb 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: Gilb, Gill, Mill, Hill, Kil, Wild, Will, Vila, Bill, Kolb

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Wilb Family Origin

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Wilb Family Occupations

What did your Wilb ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wilb occupation in the USA was Driver. 50% of Wilb's were Drivers. Driver and Well Driller And Pump Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wilb.

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  • Driver

  • Well Driller And Pump Dealer


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

Wilb Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 682 census records available for the last name Wilb. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilb 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 60 immigration records available for the last name Wilb. 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 521 military records available for the last name Wilb. For the veterans among your Wilb ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilb Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilb lifespan?

Between 1983 and 1987, in the United States, Wilb life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Wilb in 1983 was 76, and 81 in 1987.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilb

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilb 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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