Wilbright Family History

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Wilbright 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: Albright, Fulbright, Allbright, Bright, Seabright, Waybright

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Wilbright Family Origin

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Wilbright Family Occupations

What did your Wilbright ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wilbright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Wilbright's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Wilbright Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 293 census records available for the last name Wilbright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilbright 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 2 immigration records available for the last name Wilbright. 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 60 military records available for the last name Wilbright. For the veterans among your Wilbright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilbright Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilbright lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2002, in the United States, Wilbright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wilbright in 1956 was 53, and 81 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilbright

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilbright 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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