Wolpert Family History

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Wolpert Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Waldobert, composed of the elements waltan ‘rule’ + bërht ‘bright’, ‘shining’. Jewish (from Lithuania): assimilation to the German male personal name Wolpert, perceived as a variant of the Jewish male name Wolf.

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

Similar surnames: Wolbert, Wolper, Wolfert, Volpert, Wilfert, Wolfer, Walper, Wilbert

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Wolpert Family Origin

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Wolpert Family Occupations

What did your Wolpert ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wolpert. 10% of Wolpert men worked as a Bricklayer and 60% of Wolpert women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wolpert were Ex Controller Driver Electri and Unpaid Domestic Duti Hand Man

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • Coal Mine Contractor Underground (unemploy)
  • Draper (retail Shop)
  • Ex Controller Driver Electri

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cashier (butchers)
  • Confectionery Saleswom
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti Hand Man

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

Wolpert Historical Records

What Wolpert family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Wolpert. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolpert 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 Wolpert. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wolpert. For the veterans among your Wolpert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolpert Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolpert lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wolpert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wolpert in 1954 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolpert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolpert 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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