Wolstenholme Family History

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Wolstenholme Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wolstenholme, a place in Lancashire named from the Old English personal name Wulfstan (see Woolston 1) + Old Norse holmr ‘island’, ‘dry land in a fen’.

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


Similar surnames: Denholm, Trenholm, Osterholt, Whitehouse, Woolstenhulme, Stanhope

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Wolstenholme Family Origin

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Wolstenholme Family Occupations

What did your Wolstenholme ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wolstenholme occupation in the USA was At Home. 14% of Wolstenholme's were At Homes. A less common occupation for the Wolstenholme family was Moulder. At Home, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolstenholme.

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  • At Home

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Moulder

    14%

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

Wolstenholme Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wolstenholme Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolstenholme lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Wolstenholme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Wolstenholme in 1955 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolstenholme

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolstenholme 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.

Famous Wolstenholme Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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