Willig Family History

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Willig Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a pet form of Wilhelm. German: habitational name from Willich near Düsseldorf.

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

Similar surnames: Willing, Billig, Gillig, Illig, Pilling, Willen, Wilkin, Dilling

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Willig Family Origin

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Willig Family Occupations

What did your Willig ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Willig. 67% of Willig women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Willig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Willig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Willig census 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Willig. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Willig. For the veterans among your Willig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Willig Life Expectancy

What is the average Willig lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Willig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Willig in 1952 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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