Wallis Family History

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Wallis Name Meaning

English: from Anglo-Norman French waleis ‘Welsh’ (from a Germanic cognate of Old English wealh ‘foreign’), hence an ethnic name for a Welsh speaker. Compare Scottish Wallace.

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

Similar surnames: Fallis, Allis, Rallis, Callis, Walls, Wall, Wells, Dallis, Walles

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Wallis Family Origin

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Wallis Family Occupations

What did your Wallis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wallis. 8% of Wallis men worked as a General Labourer and 67% of Wallis women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wallis were Farmer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
  • Housewife

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

Wallis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 312,000 census records available for the last name Wallis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wallis 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 29,000 immigration records available for the last name Wallis. 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 29,000 military records available for the last name Wallis. For the veterans among your Wallis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wallis Life Expectancy

What is the average Wallis lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Wallis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wallis in 1941 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wallis 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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