Wiltse Family History

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Wiltse Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained. This name is recorded in New Netherland before 1675; it is most probably of Danish origin.

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

Similar surnames: Wilts, Wiltsie, Witts, Wiles, Wiltgen, Hilton, Wiltsey, Wise, Wilms

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Wiltse Family Origin

Where is the Wiltse family from?

Wiltse Family Occupations

What did your Wiltse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiltse. The most common Wiltse occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Wiltse's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wiltse family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Wiltse Historical Records

What Wiltse family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Wiltse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiltse 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 693 immigration records available for the last name Wiltse. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Wiltse. For the veterans among your Wiltse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiltse Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiltse lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Wiltse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Wiltse in 1945 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiltse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiltse 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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