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Wulff Family History

Wulff Surname Meaning

North German Danish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wulf . Compare Woolf . In Denmark this is the more common spelling.

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


Similar surnames: Wolff, Wulf, Wolf, Alff, Wolfe, Graff, Woulfe, Muff, Koff, Wilf

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Where is the Wulff family from?

You can see how Wulff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wulff family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Wulff families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 19 Wulff families living in London. This was about 48% of all the recorded Wulff's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Wulff families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wulff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wulff ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Wulff. 56% of Wulff women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    56%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Private Means
    23%
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Wulff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wulff 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Wulff. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Wulff. For the veterans among your Wulff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wulff lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Wulff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wulff in 1951 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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