Willens Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Willens Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Willin or Willem (see Wilhelm).

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


Similar surnames: Willen, Willems, Wilmes, Willmes, Willeke, Dollens, Tilkens, Willers

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Willens Family Origin

Where is the Willens family from?

SHOW MORE

Willens Family Occupations

What did your Willens ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Blacksmith

    18%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Fisherman

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Willens family was Fisherman. Blacksmith, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willens. The most common Willens occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 18% of Willens's were Blacksmiths.

Source: Census data for Willens | Data not to scale

Willens Historical Records

What Willens family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Willens ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Willens

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Willens Life Expectancy

What is the average Willens lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Willens 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Willens Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Look up another name