Wattenbarger Family History

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Wattenbarger Name Meaning

Variant of German Wattenberger, a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Wattenberg.

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


Similar surnames: Westenberger, Katzenberger, Wattenberg, Rothenberger, Blattenberger

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Wattenbarger Family Origin

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Wattenbarger Family Occupations

What did your Wattenbarger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wattenbarger. 32% of Wattenbarger men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Wattenbarger women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wattenbarger were Salesman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Carpenter
    9%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    50%

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

Wattenbarger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wattenbarger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wattenbarger 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 43 immigration records available for the last name Wattenbarger. 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 687 military records available for the last name Wattenbarger. For the veterans among your Wattenbarger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wattenbarger Life Expectancy

What is the average Wattenbarger lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wattenbarger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wattenbarger in 1953 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

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