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Welt Family History

Welt Surname Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named in Schleswig-Holstein. Jewish: artificial name from German Welt ‘world’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Belt, Welz, Walt, West, Wels, Well, Wein, Wert, Kell, Wege

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Where is the Welt family from?

You can see how Welt families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Welt family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Welt families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 44 Welt families living in London. This was about 32% of all the recorded Welt's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Welt families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Welt surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Welt ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Welt. 100% of Welt women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Welt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Welt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Welt. 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 Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Welt. For the veterans among your Welt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Welt lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Welt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Welt in 1951 was 58, and 84 in 2004.

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