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Wilfert Name Meaning

from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wolf ‘wolf’ + hart ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wille ‘will’, ‘wish’ + fridu ‘peace’. nickname for a wild or wily man, from Middle High German wülven ‘to behave like a wolf’.

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


Similar surnames: Willert, Wolfert, Wilbert, Wolfer, Willer, Gilbert, Eilert, Wolpert

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Wilfert Family Origin

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Wilfert Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Boiler Maker

    7%
  • Grocer Store

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wilfert family was Keeping House. The most common Wilfert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Wilfert's were Farmers. Farmer, Boiler Maker and Grocer Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilfert.

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Wilfert Historical Records

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Wilfert Life Expectancy

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