Wilbor Family History

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Wilbor 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: Gilboy, Bilbo, Silber, Gilbo, Tibor, Kilber, Wilber, Ailor, Wilbur

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Wilbor Family Origin

Where is the Wilbor family from?

Wilbor Family Occupations

What did your Wilbor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wilbor occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Wilbor's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilbor. A less common occupation for the Wilbor family was Retired Farmer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Retired Farmer


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

Wilbor Historical Records

What Wilbor family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wilbor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilbor 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 196 immigration records available for the last name Wilbor. 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 259 military records available for the last name Wilbor. For the veterans among your Wilbor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilbor Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilbor lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wilbor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wilbor in 1963 was 71, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilbor

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilbor 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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