Walliser Family History

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Walliser Name Meaning

Swiss German: habitational name for someone from the Wallis (Valais) region of Switzerland, so named from Latin vallis ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Galler, Walser, Wallinger, Vallese, Kallsen, Vallier, Waller

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Walliser Family Origin

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Walliser Family Occupations

What did your Walliser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Dress Trimings and Fringe Mannfactorer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walliser. The most common Walliser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Walliser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Walliser family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Dress Trimings

  • Fringe Mannfactorer

  • Keeping House


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

Walliser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Walliser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walliser 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 511 immigration records available for the last name Walliser. 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 443 military records available for the last name Walliser. For the veterans among your Walliser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walliser Life Expectancy

What is the average Walliser lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Walliser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Walliser in 1948 was 60, and 42 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walliser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walliser 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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