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Willen Name Meaning

variant of Wille. habitational name from a place so named near Wittmund. Dutch: from the personal name Willin (see Wilhelm).

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


Similar surnames: Wilden, Hillen, Willey, Millen, Willens, Wellen, Billen, Hille

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Willen Family Origin

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Willen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Sailor

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Willen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Willen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Willen family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Sailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willen.

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Willen Historical Records

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Willen Life Expectancy

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