Willer Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Willer Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name beginning with wil ‘will’. Dutch: from a personal name composed of the Germanic elements wil ‘will’, ‘desire’ + heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Hiller, Willert, Wilmer, Wilger, Wille, Walter, Waller, Giller

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Willer Family Origin

Where is the Willer family from?

Willer Family Occupations

What did your Willer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Willer. 6% of Willer men worked as a General Labourer and 49% of Willer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Willer were Order Clerk Office Equipment My and Cook

View Census data for Willer | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    6%
  • Bricklayer
    2%
  • Carpenter
    2%
  • Order Clerk Office Equipment My
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    49%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housemaid
    3%
  • Cook
    2%

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

Willer Historical Records

What Willer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 51,000 census records available for the last name Willer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Willer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Willer

Passenger List

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Willer. 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.

View all Willer immigration records

Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Willer. For the veterans among your Willer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Willer military records

You've only scratched the surface of Willer family history.

Willer Life Expectancy

What is the average Willer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Willer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Willer in 1943 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Willer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Willer 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.

Famous Willer Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED