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Willan Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Wielan (see Wieland). English: unexplained.

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

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Willan Family Origin

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Willan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Physician

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Willan family was Carpenter. Farmer, Coal Miner and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willan. The most common Willan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Willan's were Farmers.

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Willan Historical Records

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Willan Life Expectancy

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