Welden Family History

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Welden Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named, for example near Augsberg and near Kaufbeuren.

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

Similar surnames: Wilden, Werden, Weiden, Weldin, Walden, Elden, Welde, Menden, Wellen

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Welden Family Origin

Where is the Welden family from?

Welden Family Occupations

What did your Welden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Welden occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Welden's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayers Labourer and Cheniel Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welden. A less common occupation for the Welden family was Farmer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Bricklayers Labourer

  • Cheniel Weaver

  • Farmer


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

Welden Historical Records

What Welden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Welden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Welden 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Welden. 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 Welden. For the veterans among your Welden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Welden Life Expectancy

What is the average Welden lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Welden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Welden in 1948 was 42, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Welden 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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