Waterstradt Family History

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Waterstradt Name Meaning

Dutch or North German: topographic name (also Watterstradt ‘water street’) for someone who lived by the water or along a canal; or a habitational name from Waterstraat in East Flanders, Belgium, which was carried over to Pennsylvania as the place name Waterstreet.

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


Similar surnames: Overstreet, Waterman, Verstraete, Altstadt, Langstraat, Bierstedt

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Waterstradt Family Origin

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Waterstradt Family Occupations

What did your Waterstradt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Waterstradt. 20% of Waterstradt men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Waterstradt women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Waterstradt were Proprietor and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Proprietor
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Housework
    12%
  • Maid
    12%

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

Waterstradt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Waterstradt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waterstradt 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 262 immigration records available for the last name Waterstradt. 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 218 military records available for the last name Waterstradt. For the veterans among your Waterstradt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waterstradt Life Expectancy

What is the average Waterstradt lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Waterstradt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Waterstradt in 1962 was 74, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waterstradt

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