Wilmot Family History

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Wilmot Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the personal name William.

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


Similar surnames: Willmott, Wilson, Pilot, Wilm, Wilmer, Wilms, Willet, Wilmes, Wilcott

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Wilmot Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Wilmot name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    52%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

  • France

    2%

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Wilmot Family Origin

Where is the Wilmot family from?

Wilmot Family Occupations

What did your Wilmot ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wilmot family was Coal Miner. The most common Wilmot occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Wilmot's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilmot.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

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

Wilmot Historical Records

What Wilmot family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 70,000 census records available for the last name Wilmot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilmot 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilmot. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Wilmot. For the veterans among your Wilmot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilmot Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilmot lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Wilmot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wilmot in 1943 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilmot

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilmot 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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