Wolaver Family History

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Wolaver Name Meaning

Of English origin: probably a variant of either Gulliver or Oliver.

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


Similar surnames: Woliver, Wolever, Woolever, Welliver, Olver, Beaver, Collver, Dover

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Wolaver Family Origin

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Wolaver Family Occupations

What did your Wolaver ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wolaver. 32% of Wolaver men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Wolaver women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wolaver were Proprietor and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Proprietor
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    43%
  • Stenographer
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    29%

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

Wolaver Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wolaver. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolaver 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 87 immigration records available for the last name Wolaver. 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 375 military records available for the last name Wolaver. For the veterans among your Wolaver ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolaver Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolaver lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wolaver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wolaver in 1959 was 54, and 49 in 2004.

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