Wohlgemuth Family History

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Wohlgemuth Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or Jewish ornamental name, from (respectively) Middle High German wolgemuot and German Wohlgemut ‘cheerful’.

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


Similar surnames: Wohlman, Wohlfarth, Hochmuth, Niemuth, Wohlfeil, Wildermuth

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Wohlgemuth Family Origin

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Wohlgemuth Family Occupations

What did your Wohlgemuth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Artist, Cigar Refiner and Hydraulic Engine Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wohlgemuth. A less common occupation for the Wohlgemuth family was Photographer. The most common Wohlgemuth occupation in the UK was Artist. 20% of Wohlgemuth's were Artists.

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  • Artist

    20%
  • Cigar Refiner

    20%
  • Hydraulic Engine Driver

    20%
  • Photographer

    20%

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

Wohlgemuth Historical Records

What Wohlgemuth family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Wohlgemuth Life Expectancy

What is the average Wohlgemuth lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wohlgemuth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wohlgemuth in 1959 was 38, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wohlgemuth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wohlgemuth 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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