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Wulf Surname Meaning

North German Danish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wolf . Compare Woolf .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Wulff, Wolf, Nulf, Wolff, Colf, Rolf, Wolfe, Woolf, Wilt, Woulfe

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Where is the Wulf family from?

You can see how Wulf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wulf family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Wulf families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Wulf families living in London. This was about 77% of all the recorded Wulf's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Wulf families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wulf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wulf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wulf. 34% of Wulf men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Wulf women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wulf were Farm Laborer and Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Wulf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wulf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Wulf. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Wulf. For the veterans among your Wulf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wulf lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wulf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wulf in 1952 was 24, and 82 in 2004.

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