Wilts Family History

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Wilts Name Meaning

Of Dutch origin: variant of Wiltz or Wiltse.

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

Similar surnames: Wilt, Wiltse, Wiles, Wilms, Felts, Kilts, Hults, Wilds, Dils, Wiltz

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Wilts Family Origin

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Wilts Family Occupations

What did your Wilts ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wilts family was Auxilliary Postman & Shoemaker. Ag Shepherd, Analytical Chemist and Architectural Sculpter Or Surveyor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilts. The most common Wilts occupation in the UK was Ag Shepherd. 4% of Wilts's were Ag Shepherds.

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  • Ag Shepherd

  • Analytical Chemist

  • Architectural Sculpter Or Surveyor

  • Auxilliary Postman & Shoemaker


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

Wilts Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wilts. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilts 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 763 immigration records available for the last name Wilts. 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 635 military records available for the last name Wilts. For the veterans among your Wilts ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilts Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilts lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Wilts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Wilts in 1959 was 58, and 81 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilts 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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