Wilt Family History

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Wilt Name Meaning

German: variant of Wild. Dutch: variant of de Wilde (see Wilde).

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

Similar surnames: Wild, Walt, Wildt, Wilz, Wilts, Witt, Wilk, Wirt, Bolt, Wilm

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Wilt Family Origin

Where is the Wilt family from?

Wilt Family Occupations

What did your Wilt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilt. A less common occupation for the Wilt family was Carpenter. The most common Wilt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Wilt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Wilt Historical Records

What Wilt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Wilt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilt 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilt. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Wilt. For the veterans among your Wilt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilt Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilt lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Wilt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Wilt in 1940 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilt 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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