Wilburne Family History

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Wilburne 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: Kilburn, Wilburn, Milburn, Milbourne, Hilburn, Kilbourne, Wilbourne

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Wilburne Family Origin

Where is the Wilburne family from?

Wilburne Family Occupations

What did your Wilburne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wilburne family was Laborer. The most common Wilburne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Wilburne's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Hand and Keeps Bakery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilburne.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Hand

  • Keeps Bakery

  • Laborer


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

Wilburne Historical Records

What Wilburne family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 603 census records available for the last name Wilburne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilburne 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 Wilburne

Passenger List

There are 30 immigration records available for the last name Wilburne. 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 142 military records available for the last name Wilburne. For the veterans among your Wilburne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilburne Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilburne lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2000, in the United States, Wilburne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Wilburne in 1964 was 81, and 81 in 2000.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilburne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilburne 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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