Walen Name Meaning

Dutch: from a short form of a Germanic personal name containing the element walha-. Variant of Norwegian Valen or Swedish Wallen.

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


Similar surnames: Halen, Wale, Galen, Ellen, Dalen, Walin, Walek, Ales, Walter, Kalen

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Walen Family Origin

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Walen Family Occupations

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  • Collier Coal Miner

    33%
  • Formerly Chip Dealer

    33%
  • General Lab

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Walen family was General Lab. The most common Walen occupation in the UK was Collier Coal Miner. 33% of Walen's were Collier Coal Miners. Collier Coal Miner and Formerly Chip Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Walen.

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Walen Historical Records

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Walen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Walen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Walen in 1955 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walen

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