Wahlen Family History

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Wahlen Name Meaning

variant of Wahl 2. variant of Wahle 2. This surname is also established in Sweden.

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


Similar surnames: Wahle, Wahler, Zwahlen, Wallen, Dahlen, Walen, Walle, Ahlin, Kallen

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Wahlen Family Origin

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Wahlen Family Occupations

What did your Wahlen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Amateur Cook Binding and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wahlen. 13% of Wahlen men worked as an Amateur Cook Binding and 67% of Wahlen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wahlen were Fish Fryer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Amateur Cook Binding
    13%
  • Boat Trade Barker
    13%
  • Compositor
    13%
  • Fish Fryer
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Cook
    17%
  • Domestic Duties
    17%

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

Wahlen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wahlen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wahlen 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 894 immigration records available for the last name Wahlen. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Wahlen. For the veterans among your Wahlen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wahlen Life Expectancy

What is the average Wahlen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wahlen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Wahlen in 1962 was 61, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wahlen

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