Willburn Family History

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Willburn Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wilburn.

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

Similar surnames: Willborn, Wilbur, Wellborn, Welburn, Kilborn, Wilburn, Kilbourn

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Willburn Family Origin

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Willburn Family Occupations

What did your Willburn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Willburn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Willburn's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willburn. A less common occupation for the Willburn family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Willburn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Willburn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Willburn 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 145 immigration records available for the last name Willburn. 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 476 military records available for the last name Willburn. For the veterans among your Willburn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Willburn Life Expectancy

What is the average Willburn lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Willburn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Willburn in 1962 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Willburn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Willburn 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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