Wachholz Family History

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Wachholz Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Wachholz (‘boggy woods’) near Stade. German: from the Germanic personal name Wacald.

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


Similar surnames: Buchholz, Eichholz, Eichhorn, Rachel, Wachtel, Windholz, Langholz

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Wachholz Family Origin

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Wachholz Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Wagon Blacksmith

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wachholz. A less common occupation for the Wachholz family was Wagon Blacksmith. The most common Wachholz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Wachholz's were Farmers.

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Wachholz Historical Records

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Wachholz Life Expectancy

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