Waln Family History

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Waln Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Wall, Wale, Walp, Warn, Wann, Wald, Wain, Main, Gain, Want

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Waln Family Origin

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Waln Family Occupations

What did your Waln ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Bricklayers Laborer, Gentleman and No Profession or Occupation were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waln. The most common Waln occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Laborer. 25% of Waln's were Bricklayers Laborers. A less common occupation for the Waln family was Retired Plumber.

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  • Bricklayers Laborer

  • Gentleman

  • No Profession or Occupation

  • Retired Plumber


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

Waln Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Waln. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waln 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 370 immigration records available for the last name Waln. 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 652 military records available for the last name Waln. For the veterans among your Waln ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waln Life Expectancy

What is the average Waln lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Waln life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Waln in 1960 was 59, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waln

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waln 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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