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Wilmes Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Wilhelm.

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


Similar surnames: Wilms, Willmes, Wilkes, Hilmer, Wilm, Nilges, Wilmer, Illes, Gilkes

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Wilmes Family Origin

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Wilmes Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Tailor

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Wilmes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Wilmes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wilmes family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilmes.

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Wilmes Historical Records

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Wilmes Life Expectancy

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