Wellendorf Family History

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Wellendorf Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named, for example near Osnabrück.

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

Similar surnames: Westendorf, Elmendorf, Hilgendorf, Bettendorf, Ellender, Wendorf

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Wellendorf Family Origin

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Wellendorf Family Occupations

What did your Wellendorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wellendorf. 19% of Wellendorf men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Wellendorf women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wellendorf were Farm Hand and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Farm Hand

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Seamstress
  • Bookkeeper
  • Farmer

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

Wellendorf Historical Records

What Wellendorf family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wellendorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wellendorf 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 264 immigration records available for the last name Wellendorf. 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 283 military records available for the last name Wellendorf. For the veterans among your Wellendorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wellendorf Life Expectancy

What is the average Wellendorf lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Wellendorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wellendorf in 1955 was 70, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wellendorf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wellendorf 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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