Wolever Family History

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Wolever 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: Woolever, Woliver, Wolaver, Willever, Olver, Dover, Collver, Oliver

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Wolever Family Origin

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Wolever Family Occupations

What did your Wolever ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wolever. 19% of Wolever men worked as a Carpenter and 43% of Wolever women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wolever were Assembler and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Assembler

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Saleslady
  • Housewife

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

Wolever Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wolever. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolever 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 66 immigration records available for the last name Wolever. 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 714 military records available for the last name Wolever. For the veterans among your Wolever ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolever Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolever lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wolever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Wolever in 1954 was 54, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolever

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