Walrath Family History

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Walrath Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Wallrath, a habitational name from Wallrath in the Rhineland.

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


Similar surnames: Wallach, Warth, Kamrath, Walch, Barth, Walth, Salathe, Kalbach

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Walrath Family Origin

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Walrath Family Occupations

What did your Walrath ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Walrath. 8% of Walrath men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Walrath women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Walrath were Machinist and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    8%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Machinist
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    6%
  • Nurse
    6%
  • Secretary
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    5%

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

Walrath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Walrath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walrath 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 550 immigration records available for the last name Walrath. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Walrath. For the veterans among your Walrath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walrath Life Expectancy

What is the average Walrath lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Walrath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Walrath in 1944 was 26, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walrath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walrath 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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