Vorwald Family History

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Vorwald Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived ‘in front of (Middle High German vor) a forest (Middle High German walt)’.

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

Similar surnames: Von Wald, Howald, Wald, Vorwerk, Berwald, Ostwald, Oswald, Corral

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Vorwald Family Origin

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Vorwald Family Occupations

What did your Vorwald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Dry Goods Clerk, Dry Goods Merchant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vorwald. A less common occupation for the Vorwald family was Merchant. The most common Vorwald occupation in the USA was Dry Goods Clerk. 14% of Vorwald's were Dry Goods Clerks.

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  • Dry Goods Clerk

  • Dry Goods Merchant

  • Farmer

  • Merchant


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

Vorwald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vorwald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vorwald 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 154 immigration records available for the last name Vorwald. 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 235 military records available for the last name Vorwald. For the veterans among your Vorwald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vorwald Life Expectancy

What is the average Vorwald lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Vorwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Vorwald in 1963 was 84, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vorwald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vorwald 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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