Wilbur Family History

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Wilbur Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wilber.

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

Similar surnames: Welburn, Wiler, Willburn, Wilburn, Hilbun, Wilgus, Wilder, Halbur

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Wilbur Family Origin

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Wilbur Family Occupations

What did your Wilbur ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Hosiery Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wilbur. 73% of Wilbur women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Hosiery Maker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Hosiery Linker
  • Shorthand Typist

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

Wilbur Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 107,000 census records available for the last name Wilbur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilbur 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilbur. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Wilbur. For the veterans among your Wilbur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilbur Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilbur lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Wilbur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wilbur in 1947 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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