Willemssen Family History

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Willemssen Name Meaning

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

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

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

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Willemssen Family Origin

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Willemssen Family Occupations

What did your Willemssen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Willemssen. 39% of Willemssen men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Willemssen women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Willemssen were Farm Operator and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Hand
  • Farm Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Teacher

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

Willemssen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 630 census records available for the last name Willemssen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Willemssen 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 72 immigration records available for the last name Willemssen. 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 99 military records available for the last name Willemssen. For the veterans among your Willemssen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Willemssen Life Expectancy

What is the average Willemssen lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Willemssen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Willemssen in 1953 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

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