Willms Family History

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Willms Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Wilhelm.

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

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Willms Family Origin

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Willms Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Bar Keeper

    9%
  • Farmer & Saloon

    9%
  • News Dealer

    9%

In 1880, the most common Willms occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Willms's were Farmers. Farmer, Bar Keeper and Farmer & Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willms. A less common occupation for the Willms family was News Dealer.

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Willms Life Expectancy

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