Wilden Family History

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Wilden Name Meaning

English: variant of Wilding. German and Dutch: variant of (De) Wilde. German: habitational name from a place so named near Siegen. Swedish (Wildén): ornamental name, probably formed with wild, old spelling of vild ‘wild’ + the common surname suffix -én, from Latin -enius.

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

Similar surnames: Widen, Wilde, Willen, Linden, Tilden, Hilden, Welden, Wilken, Walden

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Wilden Family Origin

Where is the Wilden family from?

Wilden Family Occupations

What did your Wilden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Chemical Labr (Mf) and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilden. A less common occupation for the Wilden family was Coal Miner. The most common Wilden occupation in the UK was Labourer. 5% of Wilden's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

  • Chemical Labr (Mf)

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wilden ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wilden Historical Records

What Wilden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Wilden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Wilden

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilden. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Wilden. For the veterans among your Wilden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilden Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilden lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Wilden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wilden in 1955 was 63, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilden 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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