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Wolpert Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Waldobert, composed of the elements waltan ‘rule’ + bërht ‘bright’, ‘shining’. Jewish (from Lithuania): assimilation to the German male personal name Wolpert, perceived as a variant of the Jewish male name Wolf.

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


Similar surnames: Wolbert, Wolper, Wolfert, Volpert, Wilfert, Wolfer, Walper, Wilbert

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Wolpert Family Origin

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Wolpert Family Occupations

What did your Wolpert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wolpert family was Cigar Maker. The most common Wolpert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Wolpert's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolpert.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%

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

Wolpert Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wolpert Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolpert lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wolpert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wolpert in 1954 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolpert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolpert 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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