Wahlstrom Family History

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Wahlstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Wahlström): ornamental name composed of the elements vall ‘grassy bank’, ‘pasture’ + ström ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Dahlstrom, Ahlstrom, Sahlstrom, Malstrom, Fahlstrom, Carlstrom

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Wahlstrom Family Origin

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Wahlstrom Family Occupations

What did your Wahlstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wahlstrom. A less common occupation for the Wahlstrom family was Farm Laborer. The most common Wahlstrom occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Wahlstrom's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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Wahlstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wahlstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wahlstrom 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Wahlstrom. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wahlstrom. For the veterans among your Wahlstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wahlstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Wahlstrom lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Wahlstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Wahlstrom in 1955 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wahlstrom

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