Wohlfarth Family History

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Wohlfarth Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German, Middle Low German wolvert ‘well-being’, ‘health’. German: variant of Wolfert.

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

Similar surnames: Wohlman, Wolfarth, Wohlgemuth, Hoffart, Wohlrab, Wilfert, Holzwarth

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Wohlfarth Family Origin

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Wohlfarth Family Occupations

What did your Wohlfarth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wohlfarth family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Wohlfarth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Wohlfarth's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Brewery Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wohlfarth.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Brewery Works

  • Cabinet Maker


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Wohlfarth Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wohlfarth Life Expectancy

What is the average Wohlfarth lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wohlfarth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Wohlfarth in 1954 was 56, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wohlfarth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wohlfarth 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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