Welge Family History

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Welge Name Meaning

North German: nickname from Middle Low German welich (inflected form welige) ‘lively’, ‘upright’. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with Walch (see Welsch) as the first element.

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

Similar surnames: Welle, Wege, Elbe, Welte, Nelle, Hegge, Weese, Wrege, Welp, Belle

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Welge Family Origin

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Welge Family Occupations

What did your Welge ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ommebers Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Welge.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ommebers Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Welge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Welge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Welge 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 491 immigration records available for the last name Welge. 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 468 military records available for the last name Welge. For the veterans among your Welge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Welge Life Expectancy

What is the average Welge lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Welge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Welge in 1963 was 75, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Welge 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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