Wolfer Family History

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Wolfer Name Meaning

from a reduced form of the Germanic personal names Wolfher or Wolfhart, composed of the elements wolf ‘wolf’ + hari ‘army’ or hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’. topographic name for someone who lived in a place frequented by wolves, Middle High German wolf, or a habitational name from a place named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Wolfert, Wolber, Woller, Walter, Waller, Koller, Wolford, Holter

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Wolfer Family Origin

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Wolfer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolfer. A less common occupation for the Wolfer family was Carpenter. The most common Wolfer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Wolfer's were Farmers.

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Wolfer Historical Records

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Wolfer Life Expectancy

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