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Wolden Name Meaning

Norwegian: spelling variant of Volden. English: variant of Walden.

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

Similar surnames: Wilden, Molden, Wollen, Olden, Walden, Wooden, Colden, Jorden, Bolden

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Where is the Wolden family from?

You can see how Wolden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wolden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wolden families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Wolden families living in Ontario. This was about 61% of all the recorded Wolden's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Wolden families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wolden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wolden ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Wolden. 100% of Wolden men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wolden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 691 immigration records available for the last name Wolden. 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 Cards

There are 812 military records available for the last name Wolden. For the veterans among your Wolden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wolden lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wolden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Wolden in 1961 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

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