Wolfmeyer Family History

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Wolfmeyer Name Meaning

German: a distinguishing name, from German wolf ‘wolf’ (here probably as a personal name) + Meyer ‘tenant farmer’.

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

Similar surnames: Holtmeyer, Wedemeyer, Dallmeyer, Rodemeyer, Nordmeyer, Kohlmeyer

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Wolfmeyer Family Origin

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Wolfmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Wolfmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Wagon Maker, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolfmeyer. The most common Wolfmeyer occupation in the USA was Wagon Maker. 22% of Wolfmeyer's were Wagon Makers. A less common occupation for the Wolfmeyer family was Keeping House.

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  • Wagon Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Wolfmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 761 census records available for the last name Wolfmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolfmeyer 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 23 immigration records available for the last name Wolfmeyer. 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 99 military records available for the last name Wolfmeyer. For the veterans among your Wolfmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolfmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolfmeyer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wolfmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wolfmeyer in 1963 was 78, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolfmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolfmeyer 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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