Willerton Family History

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Willerton Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Allerton, Winterton, Wolverton, Fullerton, Williston, Willert

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Willerton Family Origin

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Willerton Family Occupations

What did your Willerton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Willerton. 47% of Willerton men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Willerton women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Willerton were Gold Mine Labourer and S A Officer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Foreman Ado
    8%
  • Gold Mine Labourer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
    40%
  • Housemaid
    20%
  • Nurse
    20%
  • S A Officer
    20%

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

Willerton Historical Records

What Willerton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Willerton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Willerton 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 558 immigration records available for the last name Willerton. 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 732 military records available for the last name Willerton. For the veterans among your Willerton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Willerton Life Expectancy

What is the average Willerton lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2002, in the United States, Willerton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Willerton in 1952 was 35, and 87 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Willerton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Willerton 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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