Wilden Family History

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Wilden Name Meaning

English: variant of Wilding. German and Dutch: variant of (De) Wilde. German: habitational name from a place so named near Siegen. Swedish (Wildén): ornamental name, probably formed with wild, old spelling of vild ‘wild’ + the common surname suffix -én, from Latin -enius.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Widen, Wilde, Willen, Linden, Tilden, Hilden, Welden, Wilken, Walden

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Wilden Family Origin

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Wilden Family Occupations

What did your Wilden ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • At Home

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wilden family was At Home. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilden. The most common Wilden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Wilden's were Farmers.

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Wilden Historical Records

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Wilden Life Expectancy

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United States

Famous Wilden Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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