Waldorf Family History

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Waldorf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of at least three places so called, named with Old High German wald ‘forest’ + dorf ‘village’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Kasdorf, Walsdorf, Walder, Holdorf, Walford, Wald, Alsdorf, Wendorf

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Waldorf Family Origin

Where is the Waldorf family from?

Waldorf Family Occupations

What did your Waldorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Acretary In Motor Car Repair Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Waldorf. 9% of Waldorf men worked as an Acretary In Motor Car Repair Worker and 78% of Waldorf women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Waldorf were Engine Fitter and Religious Sister Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Acretary In Motor Car Repair Worker
  • Chargeman Of Fitters On Torpedos
  • Chief Clerk Town Clerks Office
  • Engine Fitter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Hotel Proprietress
  • Religious Sister Teacher

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

Waldorf Historical Records

What Waldorf family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Waldorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waldorf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Waldorf

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Waldorf. 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 Waldorf. For the veterans among your Waldorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waldorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Waldorf lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Waldorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Waldorf in 1955 was 51, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waldorf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waldorf 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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