Wahls Family History

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Wahls Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Wahl 2.

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


Similar surnames: Pahls, Wahle, Wahl, Pauls, Wehrs, Wills, Ahles, Wall, Bahls, Jahns

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Wahls Family Origin

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Wahls Family Occupations

What did your Wahls ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and House Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wahls. The most common Wahls occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Wahls's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wahls family was Saloon.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • House Painter

    11%
  • Saloon

    11%

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Wahls Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wahls. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wahls 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 396 immigration records available for the last name Wahls. 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 226 military records available for the last name Wahls. For the veterans among your Wahls ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wahls Life Expectancy

What is the average Wahls lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wahls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Wahls in 1962 was 76, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wahls

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wahls 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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