Wolfert Family History

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Wolfert Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Wolfhart, composed of wolf ‘wolf’ + hard ‘brave’, ‘hardy’, ‘strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Wolfer, Wilfert, Wolbert, Wolpert, Willert, Wohlert, Volkert, Wolber

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Wolfert Family Origin

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Wolfert Family Occupations

What did your Wolfert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wolfert occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Wolfert's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Wolfert family was Basket Maker. Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolfert.

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Basket Maker

    3%

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

Wolfert Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wolfert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolfert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Wolfert

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Wolfert. 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 Wolfert. For the veterans among your Wolfert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolfert Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolfert lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wolfert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wolfert in 1953 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolfert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolfert 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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