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Wilding Name Meaning

English (now chiefly Lancashire): from an unattested Old English personal name, Wilding, a derivative of Old English wilde ‘wild’, ‘savage’. It is also possible that it may be from a topographical term derived from the same vocabulary word. Compare Wild, but early forms with prepositions are not found. German: patronymic from Wilto, a short form of a Germanic personal name beginning with wild ‘wild’.

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


Similar surnames: Walding, Willing, Golding, Hilding, Billing, Welling, Pilling, Wilden

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Wilding Family Origin

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Wilding Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Cotton Mill

    5%
  • Works In Store

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilding. The most common Wilding occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Wilding's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wilding family was Works In Store.

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Wilding Historical Records

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Wilding Life Expectancy

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