Wilbraham Family History

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Wilbraham 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: Abraham, Braham, Ibrahim, Ingraham, Brahm, Kirkham, Branham, Bradham

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Wilbraham Family Origin

Where is the Wilbraham family from?

Wilbraham Family Occupations

What did your Wilbraham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wilbraham occupation in the USA was Machinest. 43% of Wilbraham's were Machinests. Machinest, Blacksmith and Prop. Machine Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilbraham. A less common occupation for the Wilbraham family was Stove Store.

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  • Machinest

  • Blacksmith

  • Prop. Machine Works

  • Stove Store


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

Wilbraham Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Wilbraham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilbraham 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 Wilbraham

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilbraham. 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 646 military records available for the last name Wilbraham. For the veterans among your Wilbraham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilbraham Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilbraham lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wilbraham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wilbraham in 1962 was 64, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilbraham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilbraham 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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