Wollett Family History

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Wollett Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Wulfgeat ‘wolf Geat’. German: variant of Wollert.

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


Similar surnames: Tollett, Wallett, Woller, Wolpert, Follett, Wollert, Wolfert, Wollet

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Wollett Family Origin

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Wollett Family Occupations

What did your Wollett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wollett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Wollett's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Foreman In R. R. Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wollett. A less common occupation for the Wollett family was Grocery & Saloon.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Foreman In R. R. Shop

    13%
  • Grocery & Saloon

    13%

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

Wollett Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wollett Life Expectancy

What is the average Wollett lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wollett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Wollett in 1956 was 63, and 46 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wollett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wollett 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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