Waldie Family History

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Waldie Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Wælþeof (Old Norse Valþiófr), composed of the elements val ‘battle’ + þiofr ‘thief’, i.e. one who snatched victory out of battle. This spelling is found mainly in Scotland.

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

Similar surnames: Wylie, Goldie, Wade, Wardle, Wale, Wilkie, Wallis, Wald, Walding

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Waldie Family Origin

Where is the Waldie family from?

Waldie Family Occupations

What did your Waldie ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Waldie occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 3% of Waldie's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Waldie family was Dressmaker. Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waldie.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Dressmaker


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

Waldie Historical Records

What Waldie family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Waldie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waldie 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Waldie. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Waldie. For the veterans among your Waldie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waldie Life Expectancy

What is the average Waldie lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Waldie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Waldie in 1947 was 36, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waldie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waldie 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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