Willetts Family History

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Willetts Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Willett.

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


Similar surnames: Willits, Willette, Willett, Willets, Willitts, Willet, Wills

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Willetts Family Origin

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Willetts Family Occupations

What did your Willetts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willetts. A less common occupation for the Willetts family was Laborer. The most common Willetts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Willetts's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Willetts Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Willetts Life Expectancy

What is the average Willetts lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Willetts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Willetts in 1956 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Willetts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Willetts 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.

Famous Willetts Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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