Welliver Family History

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Welliver Name Meaning

Of English origin: probably a variant of either Gulliver or Oliver.

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

Similar surnames: Willever, Woliver, Woolever, Colliver, Tolliver, Hollier, Teller

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Welliver Family Origin

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Welliver Family Occupations

What did your Welliver ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Welliver. 27% of Welliver men worked as a Laborer and 32% of Welliver women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Welliver were Farm Laborer and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Saleslady
  • Laborer

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

Welliver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Welliver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Welliver 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 317 immigration records available for the last name Welliver. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Welliver. For the veterans among your Welliver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Welliver Life Expectancy

What is the average Welliver lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Welliver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Welliver in 1944 was 69, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Welliver 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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