Wilbrecht Family History

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Wilbrecht 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: Albrecht, Elbrecht, Liebrecht, Ahlbrecht, Volbrecht, Siebrecht

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Wilbrecht Family Origin

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Wilbrecht Family Occupations

What did your Wilbrecht ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wilbrecht. The most common Wilbrecht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Wilbrecht's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Wilbrecht Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 254 census records available for the last name Wilbrecht. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilbrecht 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 Wilbrecht

Passenger List

There are 33 immigration records available for the last name Wilbrecht. 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 29 military records available for the last name Wilbrecht. For the veterans among your Wilbrecht ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilbrecht Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilbrecht lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wilbrecht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wilbrecht in 1963 was 82, and 99 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilbrecht

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilbrecht 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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