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Wildhaber Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a farmer from Middle High German wilt ‘wild’ + haber ‘oats’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Haber, Vilhauer, Wiedmeyer, Wilde, Wildman, Silber, Wischer, Willner

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Where is the Wildhaber family from?

You can see how Wildhaber families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wildhaber family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Wildhaber families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Wildhaber families living in Illinois. This was about 48% of all the recorded Wildhaber's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Wildhaber families in 1880.
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What did your Wildhaber ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wildhaber. 58% of Wildhaber men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Wildhaber women worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wildhaber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wildhaber census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 239 immigration records available for the last name Wildhaber. 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 Cards

There are 248 military records available for the last name Wildhaber. For the veterans among your Wildhaber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wildhaber lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Wildhaber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wildhaber in 1964 was 76, and 64 in 2004.

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