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Widhalm Name Meaning

Austrian German: from a variant of the ancient Germanic personal name Withelm from witu ‘wood’ or wīg ‘battle’ + helm ‘helmet’.

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


Similar surnames: Wilhelm, Winham, Halm, Witham, Windholz, Wilharm, Wilm, Wilham

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Where is the Widhalm family from?

You can see how Widhalm families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Widhalm family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Widhalm families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Widhalm families living in Nebraska. This was 100% of all the recorded Widhalm's in USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Widhalm families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Widhalm surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Widhalm ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Widhalm. 67% of Widhalm men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Widhalm women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Widhalm were Laborer and Household. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    67%
  • Farm Laborer
    23%
  • Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    60%
  • Household
    40%
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What Widhalm family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 415 census records available for the last name Widhalm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Widhalm 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 31 immigration records available for the last name Widhalm. 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 240 military records available for the last name Widhalm. For the veterans among your Widhalm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Widhalm lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Widhalm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Widhalm in 1959 was 56, and 60 in 2003.

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