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Walder Name Meaning

English: variant of Wald, with the addition of the habitational suffix -er. German: habitational name from any of several places called Wald, or a topographic name for someone who lived in a forest or wood, Middle High German walt.

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


Similar surnames: Waldner, Valder, Waller, Halder, Alder, Wander, Calder, Wald, Walser

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Walder Family Origin

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Walder Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Merchant

    10%
  • Postmaster

    10%

In 1881, the most common Walder occupation in Canada was Laborer. 40% of Walder's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walder. A less common occupation for the Walder family was Postmaster.

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Walder Historical Records

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Walder Life Expectancy

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