Waybright Family History

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Waybright Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Weibrecht or Weybrecht, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wig ‘battle’, ‘war’ + berht ‘bright’ (see Weybright).

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

Similar surnames: Weybright, Albright, Bright, Seabright, Hambright, Lambright

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Waybright Family Origin

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Waybright Family Occupations

What did your Waybright ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waybright. A less common occupation for the Waybright family was Teamster. The most common Waybright occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Waybright's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Teamster


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

Waybright Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Waybright. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waybright 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 109 immigration records available for the last name Waybright. 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 988 military records available for the last name Waybright. For the veterans among your Waybright ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waybright Life Expectancy

What is the average Waybright lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Waybright life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Waybright in 1957 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waybright

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waybright 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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