Wilborne Family History

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Wilborne 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: Milbourne, Welborne, Kilborn, Kilbourne, Winborne, Hilborn, Wilbourne

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Wilborne Family Origin

Where is the Wilborne family from?

Wilborne Family Occupations

What did your Wilborne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wilborne family was Farm Laborer. The most common Wilborne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Wilborne's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilborne.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Wilborne Historical Records

What Wilborne family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wilborne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilborne 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 Wilborne

Passenger List

There are 34 immigration records available for the last name Wilborne. 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 307 military records available for the last name Wilborne. For the veterans among your Wilborne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilborne Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilborne lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wilborne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Wilborne in 1962 was 75, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilborne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilborne 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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