Welser Family History

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Welser Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Wels in Upper Austria.

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


Similar surnames: Belser, Walser, Felser, Weller, Balser, Genser, Welter, Leeser

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Welser Family Origin

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Welser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Keeping House

    21%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Actor

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Welser. A less common occupation for the Welser family was Actor. The most common Welser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Welser's were Farmers.

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Welser Historical Records

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Welser Life Expectancy

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Famous Welser Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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