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Welde Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Welda near Minden. Norwegian: variant of Velde . Ethiopian: from the personal name Welde meaning ‘son’ in the Amharic language. — Note: Since Ethiopians do not have hereditary surnames this name was registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US.

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

Similar surnames: Welden, Velde, Weldy, Helle, Welle, Eide, Belle, Weddle, Wilde, Wylde

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Where is the Welde family from?

You can see how Welde families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Welde family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Welde families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 26 Welde families living in Lancashire. This was about 24% of all the recorded Welde's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Welde families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Welde surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Welde ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Welde. 100% of Welde men worked as a Builders Labourer and 83% of Welde 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Shop Assistant
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Welde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Welde 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Welde. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 626 military records available for the last name Welde. For the veterans among your Welde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Welde lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Welde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Welde in 1963 was 69, and 59 in 2004.

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