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Wilmore Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Wildmore in Lincolnshire or the Weald Moors in Shropshire, both named with Old English wilde ‘wild’, ‘uncultivated’ + mor ‘moor’, ‘marsh’.

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


Similar surnames: Wigmore, Whitmore, Wetmore, Wedmore, Wilford, Elmore, Skidmore, Wire

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Wilmore Family Origin

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Wilmore Family Occupations

What did your Wilmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wilmore. 28% of Wilmore men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Wilmore women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wilmore were Farm Laborer and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    18%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Waitress
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Wilmore Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Wilmore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilmore 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 877 immigration records available for the last name Wilmore. 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 Wilmore. For the veterans among your Wilmore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilmore Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilmore lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wilmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Wilmore in 1961 was 27, and 57 in 2004.

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