Wilhelmy Family History

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Wilhelmy Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Wilhelmi.

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

Similar surnames: Willhelm, Wilhelms, Wilhelm, Willy, Wilhelmi, Wildeman, Wikel

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Wilhelmy Family Origin

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Wilhelmy Family Occupations

What did your Wilhelmy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, barber, Chemist M. Fact. and Clerking In A Sewing Machine Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilhelmy. The most common Wilhelmy occupation in the USA was Barber. 25% of Wilhelmy's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Wilhelmy family was Farmer.

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  • Barber

  • Chemist M. Fact.

  • Clerking In A Sewing Machine Store

  • Farmer


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

Wilhelmy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wilhelmy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilhelmy 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 523 immigration records available for the last name Wilhelmy. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wilhelmy. For the veterans among your Wilhelmy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilhelmy Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilhelmy lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Wilhelmy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Wilhelmy in 1949 was 60, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilhelmy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilhelmy 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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