Wilhelmsen Family History

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Wilhelmsen Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Wilhelm.

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


Similar surnames: Wilhelmson, Willemsen, Michelsen, Williamsen, Michaelsen, Nielsen

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Wilhelmsen Family Origin

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Wilhelmsen Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Dry Goods Clerk

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Minister

    25%

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In 1880, Carpenter, Dry Goods Clerk and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilhelmsen. A less common occupation for the Wilhelmsen family was Minister. The most common Wilhelmsen occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Wilhelmsen's were Carpenters.

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Wilhelmsen Historical Records

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Wilhelmsen Life Expectancy

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