Wilhelmi Family History

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Wilhelmi Name Meaning

German: Latinized patronymic from Wilhelm.

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

Similar surnames: Wilhelms, Wilhelm, Willhelm, Wilhelmsen, Willems, Willms, Wilhelmy

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Wilhelmi Family Origin

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Wilhelmi Family Occupations

What did your Wilhelmi ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Book Binder and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilhelmi. A less common occupation for the Wilhelmi family was Carpet Weaver. The most common Wilhelmi occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Wilhelmi's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Book Binder

  • Carpenter

  • Carpet Weaver


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

Wilhelmi Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wilhelmi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilhelmi 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilhelmi. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Wilhelmi. For the veterans among your Wilhelmi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilhelmi Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilhelmi lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wilhelmi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wilhelmi in 1959 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilhelmi

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilhelmi 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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