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Willig Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a pet form of Wilhelm. German: habitational name from Willich near Düsseldorf.

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

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Willig Family Origin

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Willig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Willig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Willig's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willig. A less common occupation for the Willig family was Carpenter.

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Willig Historical Records

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Willig Life Expectancy

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