Wilburt Family History

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Wilburt 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: Gilbert, Wilbert, Kilburn, Filbert, Tilbury, Wilburn, Milburn

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Wilburt Family Origin

Where is the Wilburt family from?

Wilburt Family Occupations

What did your Wilburt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wilburt family was Inn Keeper. The most common Wilburt occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Wilburt's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farm Laborer and House Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilburt.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer

  • House Carpenter

  • Inn Keeper


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

Wilburt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 545 census records available for the last name Wilburt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilburt 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 35 immigration records available for the last name Wilburt. 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 94 military records available for the last name Wilburt. For the veterans among your Wilburt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilburt Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilburt lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2001, in the United States, Wilburt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Wilburt in 1965 was 77, and 81 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilburt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilburt 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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