Walen Name Meaning

Dutch: from a short form of a Germanic personal name containing the element walha-. Variant of Norwegian Valen or Swedish Wallen.

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


Similar surnames: Halen, Wale, Galen, Ellen, Dalen, Walin, Walek, Ales, Walter, Kalen

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Walen Family Origin

Where is the Walen family from?

SHOW MORE

Walen Family Occupations

What did your Walen ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Walen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Laborer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Walen occupation in Canada was Laborer. 100% of Walen's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Walen | Data not to scale

Walen Historical Records

What Walen family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Walen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Walen

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Walen Life Expectancy

What is the average Walen lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walen 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Walen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Walen in 1955 was 51, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walen

Famous Walen Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Look up another name