Wolfe Name Meaning

Irish, English, and German: variant spelling of Wolf.

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


Similar surnames: Wolf, Woulfe, Wolffe, Wolff, Wolle, Rolfe, Wilde, Wolfer, Bolte

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Wolfe Family Origin

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Wolfe Family Occupations

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

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  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolfe. The most common Wolfe occupation in the UK was Labourer. 3% of Wolfe's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Wolfe family was Annuitant.

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Wolfe Historical Records

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Wolfe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Wolfe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wolfe in 1940 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolfe

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