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Wilborn Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Wilborn name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Wilborn. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Wilborn Family Origin

Where is the Wilborn family from?

Wilborn Family Occupations

What did your Wilborn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wilborn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wilborn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wilborn family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilborn.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Wilborn Historical Records

What Wilborn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Wilborn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilborn 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 325 immigration records available for the last name Wilborn. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Wilborn. For the veterans among your Wilborn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilborn Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilborn lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Wilborn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wilborn in 1948 was 27, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilborn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilborn 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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