Willwerth Family History

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Willwerth Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wil ‘will’, ‘desire’ + wart ‘guardian’.

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


Similar surnames: Willert, Willaert, Willer, Wilbert, Wilfert, Willard, Wilmer, Gellert

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Willwerth Family Origin

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Willwerth Family Occupations

What did your Willwerth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cooper, Barber And Saloon and Basket Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Willwerth. A less common occupation for the Willwerth family was Gent. The most common Willwerth occupation in the USA was Cooper. 22% of Willwerth's were Coopers.

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  • Cooper

    22%
  • Barber And Saloon

    11%
  • Basket Maker

    11%
  • Gent

    11%

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Willwerth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Willwerth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Willwerth 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Willwerth. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Willwerth. For the veterans among your Willwerth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Willwerth Life Expectancy

What is the average Willwerth lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Willwerth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Willwerth in 1962 was 69, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Willwerth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Willwerth 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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