Wolfrey Family History

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Wolfrey Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Wulffrið, composed of the elements wulf ‘wolf’ + frið ‘peace’.

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

Similar surnames: Woolsey, Wolford, Wolfram, Godfrey, Wolfer, Alfrey, Woolley, Palfrey

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Wolfrey Family Origin

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Wolfrey Family Occupations

What did your Wolfrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wolfrey family was House Keeping. The most common Wolfrey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Wolfrey's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolfrey.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer

  • House Keeping


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wolfrey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wolfrey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wolfrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolfrey 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 75 immigration records available for the last name Wolfrey. 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 249 military records available for the last name Wolfrey. For the veterans among your Wolfrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolfrey Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolfrey lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Wolfrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wolfrey in 1955 was 50, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolfrey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolfrey 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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