Wilbem Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Wilbem 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: Silber, Gillem, Kilber, Wilber, Milem, Hilber, Willem, Miles, Giles

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Wilbem Family Origin

Where is the Wilbem family from?

Wilbem Family Occupations

What did your Wilbem ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wilbem. A less common occupation for the Wilbem family was Stone Mason. The most common Wilbem occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 33% of Wilbem's were Farm Laborers.

View Census data for Wilbem | Data not to scale

  • Farm Laborer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Stone Mason

    33%

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

Wilbem Historical Records

What Wilbem family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27 census records available for the last name Wilbem. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilbem 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 Wilbem

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Wilbem. 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.

View all Wilbem immigration records

Draft Card

There are 2 military records available for the last name Wilbem. For the veterans among your Wilbem ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Wilbem military records

You've only scratched the surface of Wilbem family history.

Wilbem Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilbem lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilbem 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 Wilbem

Famous Wilbem Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name