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Willmes Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Wilhelm.

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


Similar surnames: Wilmes, Willms, Wilms, Willer, Willens, Willems, Illes, Wilkes

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Willmes Family Origin

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Willmes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Bar Tender

    8%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%
  • Keeping Hse

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Willmes family was Keeping Hse. The most common Willmes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Willmes's were Farmers. Farmer, Bar Tender and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willmes.

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Willmes Historical Records

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Willmes Life Expectancy

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