Wilds Family History

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Wilds Name Meaning

English: variant of or patronymic from Wild.

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

Similar surnames: Wildes, Wilde, Wildt, Wilks, Wild, Wills, Hinds, Wiley, Wilms, Bolds

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Wilds Family Origin

Where is the Wilds family from?

Wilds Family Occupations

What did your Wilds ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wilds occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Wilds's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Wilds family was Inn Keeper. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilds.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Inn Keeper


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

Wilds Historical Records

What Wilds family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Wilds. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilds 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilds. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Wilds. For the veterans among your Wilds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilds Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilds lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Wilds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Wilds in 1951 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilds

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilds 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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