Wolden Family History

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Wolden Name Meaning

Norwegian: spelling variant of Volden. English: variant of Walden.

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

Similar surnames: Wilden, Molden, Wollen, Olden, Walden, Wooden, Colden, Jorden, Bolden

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Wolden Family Origin

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Wolden Family Occupations

What did your Wolden ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wolden occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Wolden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wolden family was Physician. Farmer, Lab and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolden.

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  • Farmer

  • Lab

  • Laborer

  • Physician


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

Wolden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wolden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolden 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 691 immigration records available for the last name Wolden. 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 812 military records available for the last name Wolden. For the veterans among your Wolden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolden Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolden lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wolden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Wolden in 1961 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolden 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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