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Willen Name Meaning

variant of Wille. habitational name from a place so named near Wittmund. Dutch: from the personal name Willin (see Wilhelm).

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


Similar surnames: Wilden, Hillen, Willey, Millen, Willens, Wellen, Billen, Hille

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Willen Family Origin

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Willen Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith Employs 1 Man 1 Boy

    11%
  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Engine Driver (Rly)

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Willen family was Farmer. The most common Willen occupation in the UK was Blacksmith Employs 1 Man 1 Boy. 11% of Willen's were Blacksmith Employs 1 Man 1 Boys. Blacksmith Employs 1 Man 1 Boy, Coal Miner and Engine Driver (Rly) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willen.

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Willen Historical Records

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Willen Life Expectancy

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