Wenstrom Family History

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Wenstrom Name Meaning

Swedish (Wennström): ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element (see Wenberg) + ström ‘current’, ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Westrom, Renstrom, Enstrom, Edstrom, Ekstrom, Fernstrom, Ellstrom

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Wenstrom Family Origin

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Wenstrom Family Occupations

What did your Wenstrom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm Laborer, Blacksmith and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wenstrom. The most common Wenstrom occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 27% of Wenstrom's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Wenstrom family was Farmer.

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  • Farm Laborer

    27%
  • Blacksmith

    18%
  • Boarding House

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

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Wenstrom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wenstrom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wenstrom 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wenstrom. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wenstrom. For the veterans among your Wenstrom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wenstrom Life Expectancy

What is the average Wenstrom lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wenstrom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wenstrom in 1959 was 56, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wenstrom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wenstrom 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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