Wilvert Family History

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Wilvert Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Gilbert, Silver, Wilbert, Wilfert, Filbert, Eilert, Hilbert, Colvert

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Wilvert Family Origin

Where is the Wilvert family from?

Wilvert Family Occupations

What did your Wilvert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilvert. A less common occupation for the Wilvert family was Keeping House. The most common Wilvert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Wilvert's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Wilvert Historical Records

What Wilvert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 592 census records available for the last name Wilvert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilvert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Wilvert

Passenger List

There are 89 immigration records available for the last name Wilvert. 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 140 military records available for the last name Wilvert. For the veterans among your Wilvert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilvert Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilvert lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wilvert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Wilvert in 1963 was 69, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilvert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilvert 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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