Vorwald Family History

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Vorwald Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived ‘in front of (Middle High German vor) a forest (Middle High German walt)’.

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


Similar surnames: Von Wald, Howald, Wald, Vorwerk, Berwald, Ostwald, Oswald, Corral

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Vorwald Family Origin

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Vorwald Family Occupations

What did your Vorwald ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vorwald. 25% of Vorwald men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Vorwald women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vorwald were Clerk and Button Cutter

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    18%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Beauty Operator
    6%
  • Button Cutter
    6%

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

Vorwald Historical Records

What Vorwald family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vorwald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vorwald 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 154 immigration records available for the last name Vorwald. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 235 military records available for the last name Vorwald. For the veterans among your Vorwald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vorwald Life Expectancy

What is the average Vorwald lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Vorwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Vorwald in 1963 was 84, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vorwald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vorwald 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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