Wollner Family History

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Wollner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a wool worker whose job was to prepare wool for spinning, Middle High German wollener. See also Wollschlager.

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

Similar surnames: Woller, Wellner, Mollner, Willner, Weller, Kellner, Koller, Zollner

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Wollner Family Origin

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Wollner Family Occupations

What did your Wollner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wollner family was Butcher. Farmer, Keeping House and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wollner. The most common Wollner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Wollner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Butcher


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

Wollner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wollner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wollner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wollner. 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 Wollner. For the veterans among your Wollner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wollner Life Expectancy

What is the average Wollner lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wollner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Wollner in 1956 was 51, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wollner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wollner 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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