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Willert Family History

Willert Name Meaning

German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements wil ‘will desire’ + hard ‘hardy brave strong’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Willaert, Wilfert, Wilbert, Willer, Willard, Gellert, Wolfert

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Where is the Willert family from?

You can see how Willert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Willert family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Willert families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 15 Willert families living in Yorkshire. This was about 28% of all the recorded Willert's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Willert families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Willert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Willert ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Willert. 100% of Willert women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Willert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Willert census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Willert. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Willert. For the veterans among your Willert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Willert lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Willert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Willert in 1963 was 70, and 84 in 2004.

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