Welge Name Meaning

North German: nickname from Middle Low German welich (inflected form welige) ‘lively’, ‘upright’. German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with Walch (see Welsch) as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Welle, Wege, Elbe, Welte, Nelle, Hegge, Weese, Wrege, Welp, Belle

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Welge Family Origin

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Welge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    16%
  • Chair Maker

    5%
  • Cooper

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Chair Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welge. A less common occupation for the Welge family was Cooper. The most common Welge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Welge's were Farmers.

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Welge Historical Records

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Welge Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Welge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Welge in 1963 was 75, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Welge

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