Wilm Family History

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Wilm Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the personal name Wilhelm.

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


Similar surnames: Wilms, Will, Wilk, Wilmes, Palm, Wild, Wile, Hild, Hils, Gil

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Wilm Family Origin

Where is the Wilm family from?

Wilm Family Occupations

What did your Wilm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wilm family was Laborer. Farmer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wilm. The most common Wilm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 78% of Wilm's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    78%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

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

Wilm Historical Records

What Wilm family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Wilm Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilm lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Wilm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wilm in 1960 was 71, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilm 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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