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Wellen Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian (van Wellen): habitational name for someone from a place called Welle, for example in East Flanders and Zeeland, or from Wellen in Limburg.

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


Similar surnames: Welle, Willen, Sellen, Weller, Ellen, Kellen, Welden, Pelley, Wehle

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Wellen Family Origin

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Wellen Family Occupations

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

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  • Gen. Mercht.

    15%
  • Annuitant

    8%
  • Carter

    8%
  • Charcoal Burner

    8%

In 1881, gen. Mercht., Annuitant and Carter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wellen. A less common occupation for the Wellen family was Charcoal Burner. The most common Wellen occupation in the UK was Gen. Mercht.. 15% of Wellen's were Gen. Mercht.s.

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Wellen Historical Records

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Wellen Life Expectancy

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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