Wilden Family History

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Wilden Name Meaning

English: variant of Wilding. German and Dutch: variant of (De) Wilde. German: habitational name from a place so named near Siegen. Swedish (Wildén): ornamental name, probably formed with wild, old spelling of vild ‘wild’ + the common surname suffix -én, from Latin -enius.

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

Similar surnames: Widen, Wilde, Willen, Linden, Tilden, Hilden, Welden, Wilken, Walden

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Wilden Family Origin

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Wilden Family Occupations

What did your Wilden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wilden. 28% of Wilden men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Wilden women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wilden were Machinist and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Waitress
  • Stenographer
  • Housework

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Wilden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Wilden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilden 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 Wilden. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Wilden. For the veterans among your Wilden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilden Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilden lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Wilden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wilden in 1955 was 63, and 81 in 2004.

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