Velten Family History

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Velten Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from a vernacular form of the personal name Valentin (see Valentine). Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, mainly in Hedmark, named with velte ‘log pile’.

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


Similar surnames: Felten, Ellen, Velde, Veen, Elsen, Belter, Venter, Alten, Reiten

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Velten Family Origin

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Velten Family Occupations

What did your Velten ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Velten. 25% of Velten men worked as a Bank Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bank Clerk
    25%
  • Director Wks Manager (paper Mans)
    25%
  • Omnibus Conductor L P T B
    25%
  • Prof Of African Languages Refd
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Velten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Velten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Velten 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 987 immigration records available for the last name Velten. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Velten. For the veterans among your Velten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Velten Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Velten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Velten in 1952 was 60, and 78 in 2004.

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