Wilburg Family History

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Wilburg 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: Kilburg, Walburg, Silberg, Limburg, Milberg, Kilburn, Gilberg

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Wilburg Family Origin

Where is the Wilburg family from?

Wilburg Family Occupations

What did your Wilburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Moulder and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilburg. A less common occupation for the Wilburg family was Labor. The most common Wilburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Wilburg's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Brick Moulder

  • Farming

  • Labor


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

Wilburg Historical Records

What Wilburg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 744 census records available for the last name Wilburg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilburg 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 91 immigration records available for the last name Wilburg. 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 130 military records available for the last name Wilburg. For the veterans among your Wilburg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilburg lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Wilburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Wilburg in 1961 was 65, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilburg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilburg 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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