Willemsen Family History

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Willemsen Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, and Danish: patronymic from Wilhelm.

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

Similar surnames: Willemssen, Wilhelmsen, Willems, Williamsen, Willms, Siemsen, Willmes

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Willemsen Family Origin

Where is the Willemsen family from?

Willemsen Family Occupations

What did your Willemsen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gents Hairdresser and Ladies Hairdresser were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Willemsen. 50% of Willemsen women worked as a Ladies Hairdresser

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gents Hairdresser

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Ladies Hairdresser
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Willemsen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Willemsen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Willemsen 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Willemsen. 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 401 military records available for the last name Willemsen. For the veterans among your Willemsen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Willemsen Life Expectancy

What is the average Willemsen lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Willemsen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Willemsen in 1957 was 62, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Willemsen

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