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Wilfong Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Wildfang, a nickname from Middle High German wiltvanc ‘stranger’.

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


Similar surnames: Wiltfong, Nifong, Riling, Wildfong, Zwilling, Willing, Pilling

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Wilfong Family Origin

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Wilfong Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilfong. The most common Wilfong occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Wilfong's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wilfong family was Farm Laborer.

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Wilfong Historical Records

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Wilfong Life Expectancy

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