Wildes Family History

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Wildes Name Meaning

English: variant of or patronymic from Wild.

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

Similar surnames: Wilds, Wilde, Wilden, Wilder, Wildey, Wilkes, Windes, Willes, Wiles

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Wildes Family Origin

Where is the Wildes family from?

Wildes Family Occupations

What did your Wildes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wildes family was Laborer. The most common Wildes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Wildes's were Farmers. Farmer, Fisherman and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wildes.

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  • Farmer

  • Fisherman

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Wildes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Wildes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wildes 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 740 immigration records available for the last name Wildes. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Wildes. For the veterans among your Wildes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wildes Life Expectancy

What is the average Wildes lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wildes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Wildes in 1954 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wildes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wildes 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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