Willinger Family History

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Willinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of the various places called Willing or Willingen (see Willing 2).

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

Similar surnames: Wallinger, Fillinger, Dillinger, Wiesinger, Dellinger, Willner

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Willinger Family Origin

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Willinger Family Occupations

What did your Willinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Willinger occupation in the USA was Laborer. 16% of Willinger's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Willinger family was Butcher. Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willinger.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Butcher


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

Willinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Willinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Willinger 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 932 immigration records available for the last name Willinger. 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 Willinger. For the veterans among your Willinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Willinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Willinger lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Willinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Willinger in 1951 was 37, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Willinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Willinger 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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