Willers Family History

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Willers Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Willer.

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


Similar surnames: Willems, Hillers, Willer, Willens, Wilmes, Wilbers, Willmes, Willeke

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Willers Family Origin

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Willers Family Occupations

What did your Willers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Willers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Willers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Willers family was Miller. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willers.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Miller

    9%

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

Willers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Willers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Willers 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Willers. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Willers. For the veterans among your Willers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Willers Life Expectancy

What is the average Willers lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Willers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Willers in 1962 was 89, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Willers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Willers 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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