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Wolfram Name Meaning

English and German: from the Germanic personal name Wolfram, composed of the elements wolf ‘wolf’ + hrafn ‘raven’. Both these creatures played an important role in Germanic mythology. They are usually represented in battle poetry as scavengers of the slain, while Woden (Odin) is generally accompanied by the wolves Geri and Freki and the ravens Hugin and Munin.

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

Similar surnames: Wolf, Wolfrey, Wolfer, Wolfgang, Wolfert, Wolfrom, Wolfrum, William

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Wolfram Family Origin

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Wolfram Family Occupations

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In 1881, Farmer and Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wolfram. The most common Wolfram occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Wolfram's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wolfram family was Son.

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  • Farmer

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  • Son


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Wolfram Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Wolfram. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolfram 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wolfram. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Wolfram. For the veterans among your Wolfram ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolfram Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wolfram life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wolfram in 1956 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

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