Welborn Family History

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Welborn Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Welborne in Norfolk, Welbourn in Lincolnshire, or Welburn in North Yorkshire, all named with Old English wella ‘spring’ + burna ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Welton, Wellborn, Welford, Newborn, Weldon, Alborn, Redburn, Welby

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Welborn Family Origin

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Welborn Family Occupations

What did your Welborn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Welborn occupation in the UK was Farmer. 20% of Welborn's were Farmers. Farmer, Ag Laborer (Formerly) and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welborn. A less common occupation for the Welborn family was Aricul Lab.

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  • Farmer

  • Ag Laborer (Formerly)

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Aricul Lab


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

Welborn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Welborn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Welborn 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 897 immigration records available for the last name Welborn. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Welborn. For the veterans among your Welborn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Welborn Life Expectancy

What is the average Welborn lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Welborn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Welborn in 1942 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welborn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Welborn 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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