Wolter Family History

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Wolter Name Meaning

North German form of Walter.

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


Similar surnames: Welter, Walter, Molter, Wolfer, Holter, Wolters, Wolper, Colter

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Wolter Family Origin

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Wolter Family Occupations

What did your Wolter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolter. A less common occupation for the Wolter family was Cooper. The most common Wolter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Wolter's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Cooper

    3%

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

Wolter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wolter Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolter lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wolter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wolter in 1952 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolter 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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