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Willens Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Willin or Willem (see Wilhelm).

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


Similar surnames: Willen, Willems, Wilmes, Willmes, Willeke, Dollens, Tilkens, Willers

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Willens Family Origin

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Willens Family Occupations

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  • Coalminer

    14%
  • Dressmaker

    14%
  • Iron Moulder

    14%
  • Raily Carpenter

    14%

In 1881, the most common Willens occupation in the UK was Coalminer. 14% of Willens's were Coalminers. Coalminer, Dressmaker and Iron Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willens. A less common occupation for the Willens family was Raily Carpenter.

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Willens Historical Records

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Willens Life Expectancy

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