Wolfert Family History

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Wolfert Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Wolfhart, composed of wolf ‘wolf’ + hard ‘brave’, ‘hardy’, ‘strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Wolfer, Wilfert, Wolbert, Wolpert, Willert, Wohlert, Volkert, Wolber

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Wolfert Family Origin

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Wolfert Family Occupations

What did your Wolfert ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wolfert. 12% of Wolfert men worked as a Salesman and 15% of Wolfert women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wolfert were Clerk and Salesman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    12%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    15%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%

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

Wolfert Historical Records

What Wolfert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wolfert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolfert 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wolfert. 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 906 military records available for the last name Wolfert. For the veterans among your Wolfert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolfert Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolfert lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wolfert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wolfert in 1953 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolfert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolfert 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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