Welander Family History

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Welander Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element (possibly from a place name) + the common suffix -ander, from Greek aner ‘man’, genitive andros.

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

Similar surnames: Melander, Selander, Elander, Helander, Thelander, Rylander, Bolander

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Welander Family Origin

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Welander Family Occupations

What did your Welander ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Welander occupation in Canada was Farmer; School. 100% of Welander's were Farmer; Schools.

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  • Farmer; School


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Welander Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Welander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Welander 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Welander. 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 218 military records available for the last name Welander. For the veterans among your Welander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Welander Life Expectancy

What is the average Welander lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Welander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Welander in 1949 was 44, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Welander 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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