Willie Family History

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Willie Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Willey or Wylie. Probably also a variant spelling of German Willi.

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


Similar surnames: Wyllie, Dillie, Lillie, Wilkie, Tillie, Gillie, Willsie, Willi, Walle

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Willie Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Willie name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Willie. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    43%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    9%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    5%

  • Norway

    4%

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Willie Family Origin

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Willie Family Occupations

What did your Willie ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Willie occupation in the UK was Labourer. 12% of Willie's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willie. A less common occupation for the Willie family was Farmer.

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  • Labourer

    12%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Farmer

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Willie ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Willie Historical Records

What Willie family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 62,000 census records available for the last name Willie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Williecensus 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Willie. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Willie. For the veterans among your Willie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Willie Life Expectancy

What is the average Willie lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Willie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Willie in 1948 was 42, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Willie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Willie 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.

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