Willenborg Family History

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Willenborg Name Meaning

German (from the Cloppenburg area): habitational name from an unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Willenberg, Wollenburg, Dillenburg, Hillenburg, Hilgenberg

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Willenborg Family Origin

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Willenborg Family Occupations

What did your Willenborg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Willenborg occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 10% of Willenborg's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Willenborg family was Chair Maker. Blacksmith, Boot & Shoe Maker and Car Conductor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willenborg.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Car Conductor

  • Chair Maker


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

Willenborg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Willenborg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Willenborg 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 336 immigration records available for the last name Willenborg. 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 358 military records available for the last name Willenborg. For the veterans among your Willenborg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Willenborg Life Expectancy

What is the average Willenborg lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Willenborg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Willenborg in 1956 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Willenborg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Willenborg 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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