Wolan Family History

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Wolan Name Meaning

Polish: derivative of Wolimir or some other personal name formed with the elements woli ‘to want’, or from wola ‘will’ (from wolec ‘to prefer’).

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

Similar surnames: Wolak, Solan, Ulan, Wolin, Rolan, Dolak, Nolan, Wolanin, Woyak, Wogan

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Wolan Family Origin

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Wolan Family Occupations

What did your Wolan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wolan. 5% of Wolan men worked as a Bricklayer and 49% of Wolan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wolan were Coal Bagger Heavy Worker and General Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • Builder Labourer Heavy Worker
  • Certified Male Nurse
  • Coal Bagger Heavy Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Clerk (wholesale Weav
  • Domestic Work Heavy Work
  • General Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Wolan Historical Records

What Wolan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wolan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolan 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 869 immigration records available for the last name Wolan. 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 696 military records available for the last name Wolan. For the veterans among your Wolan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolan Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wolan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wolan in 1954 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolan 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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