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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


Similar surnames: Wolak, Solan, Ulan, Wolin, Rolan, Dolak, Nolan, Wolanin, Woyak, Wogan

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Wolan Family Origin

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Wolan Family Occupations

What did your Wolan ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Saddler

    100%

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Wolan Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wolan Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolan 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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