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Wolters Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Wolters name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Wolters. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Wolters Family Origin

Where is the Wolters family from?

Wolters Family Occupations

What did your Wolters ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wolters family was Watch Jobber. Analytical & Bullion Balance & Weights Maker 2 Men 1 Boy and Cabinet Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wolters. The most common Wolters occupation in the UK was Analytical & Bullion Balance & Weights Maker 2 Men 1 Boy. 33% of Wolters's were Analytical & Bullion Balance & Weights Maker 2 Men 1 Boys.

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  • Analytical & Bullion Balance & Weights Maker 2 Men 1 Boy

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Watch Jobber


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

Wolters Historical Records

What Wolters family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Wolters. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolters 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Wolters. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Wolters. For the veterans among your Wolters ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolters Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolters lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Wolters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Wolters in 1950 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolters

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolters 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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