Walthour Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Walthour Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Waldhauer, an occupational name for a woodsman, from Middle High German walt ‘woods’, ‘forest’ + agent derivative of houwen ‘to hew’, ‘cut’, ‘chop’.

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


Similar surnames: Kalthoff, Altemus, Althoff, Amthor, Arthur, Wiltrout, Water, Kantor

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Walthour Family Origin

Where is the Walthour family from?

SHOW MORE

Walthour Family Occupations

What did your Walthour ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Walthour family was Laborer. The most common Walthour occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Walthour's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walthour.

Source: Census data for Walthour | Data not to scale

Walthour Historical Records

What Walthour family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Walthour ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Walthour

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Walthour Life Expectancy

What is the average Walthour lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walthour 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Walthour Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name