Wilburns Family History

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Wilburns 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, Hilburn, Burns, Winburn, Tilbury, Colburn

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Wilburns Family Origin

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Wilburns Family Occupations

What did your Wilburns ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wilburns occupation in the USA was Farming. 100% of Wilburns's were Farmings.

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  • Farming


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Wilburns Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 255 census records available for the last name Wilburns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilburns 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Wilburns. 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 11 military records available for the last name Wilburns. For the veterans among your Wilburns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilburns Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilburns lifespan?

Average Wilburns life expectancy in 1988 was 61 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilburns

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilburns 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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