Wolaver Family History

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Wolaver Name Meaning

Of English origin: probably a variant of either Gulliver or Oliver.

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


Similar surnames: Woliver, Wolever, Woolever, Welliver, Olver, Beaver, Collver, Dover

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Wolaver Family Origin

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Wolaver Family Occupations

What did your Wolaver ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Mason and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolaver. The most common Wolaver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Wolaver's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wolaver family was Carpenter & Builder.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Brick Mason

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Carpenter & Builder

    9%

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

Wolaver Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wolaver Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolaver lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wolaver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wolaver in 1959 was 54, and 49 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolaver

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolaver 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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