Wilhelm Family History & Genealogy

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Wilhelm Last Name History & Origin

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Updated Sep 13, 2017

History

The evolution of Wilhelm begins with it's early ancestors. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because last names were infrequently written down that long ago.
It was not uncommon for a surname to change as it enters a new country or language. As Wilhelm families moved between countries and languages, the Wilhelm name may have changed with them. Wilhelm families have moved across various regions all throughout history. One Wilhelm family member says the the Wilhelm family is German and that the surname means "little village in the forest."This Wilhelm history and genealogy page contains the accumulated history of the Wilhelm family name made up of user-submitted content from other users interested in the Wilhelm family. Wilhelm family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Wilhelm family members. The Wilhelm family name is an old lineage that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the Wilhelm family has migrated, it has changed making it's etymology difficult to unearth. One Wilhelm family member says the the Wilhelm family is German and that the surname means "little village in the forest."This Wilhelm history and genealogy page contains the accumulated history of the Wilhelm family name made up of user-submitted content from other users interested in the Wilhelm family. Wilhelm family history has a complex evolution of which the particulars are beginning to be understood by Wilhelm family members. The Wilhelm family name is an old lineage that has migrated all across the world over time, and as the Wilhelm family has migrated, it has changed making it's etymology difficult to unearth.

Name Origin

One family researcher says that "Wilhelm" means "little village in the forest."

Spellings & Pronunciations

We don't have any alternate spellings or pronunciation information on the Wilhelm name. Have information to share?

Nationality & Ethnicity

One family researcher says that the Wilelm family originated in Brath, Germany. At least one branch of the Wilhelm family is German.

Early Wilhelms

These are the earliest records we have of the Wilhelm family.

1810 - 1878
1740 - Unknown
1742 - Unknown
1838 - 1913
1841 - 1925

Wilhelm Family Members

Wilhelm Family Tree

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Most Common First Names

Sample of 20 Wilhelm Biographies

May 5, 1913 - Dec 30, 2006
Dec 5, 1888 - April 1975
Feb 28, 1882 - February 1983
Jan 22, 1903 - July 1987
Aug 2, 1912 - March 1982
Sep 13, 1895 - November 1977
Dec 24, 1921 - Dec 1, 2010
May 12, 1892 - November 1978
Jan 10, 1907 - Oct 13, 2002
Mar 8, 1931 - Aug 28, 2007
Sep 2, 1929 - November 1964
Aug 1, 1883 - June 1969
Aug 12, 1902 - Apr 26, 1989
May 5, 1935 - Jun 1, 2007
Jun 26, 1898 - Jan 15, 1973
c. 1930 - Unknown
c. 1875 - Jun 7, 1918
Dec 31, 1969 - Oct 1, 1954
c. 1901 - Unknown

Wilhelm Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Wilhelm family member is 72.7 years old according to our database of 8,523 people with the last name Wilhelm that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

72.7 years

Oldest Wilhelms

These are the longest-lived members of the Wilhelm family on AncientFaces.

Sep 21, 1862 - March 1977
114 years
Oct 28, 1883 - May 25, 1993
109 years
Mar 31, 1888 - Oct 15, 1992
104 years
Nov 24, 1896 - Oct 11, 2001
104 years
Apr 8, 1905 - Feb 5, 2008
102 years
Jul 16, 1896 - Mar 23, 1999
102 years
Mar 11, 1908 - Sep 29, 2010
102 years
Nov 3, 1890 - Oct 27, 1993
102 years
Feb 28, 1891 - Jun 28, 1993
102 years
Aug 12, 1877 - January 1979
101 years

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