Wolan Name Meaning

Polish: derivative of Wolimir or some other personal name formed with the elements woli ‘to want’, or from wola ‘will’ (from wolec ‘to prefer’).

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

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Wolan Family Origin

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Wolan Family Occupations

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  • Saddler

    100%

In 1880, the most common Wolan occupation in the USA was Saddler. 100% of Wolan's were Saddlers.

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Wolan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Wolan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wolan in 1954 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolan

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