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Weathers Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Weather, from Middle English wether ‘wether’, ‘(castrated) ram’ (Old English weðer), hence a nickname for a man supposedly resembling a wether, or a metonymic occupational name for a shepherd.

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


Similar surnames: Leather, Weatherly, Feather, Flathers, Waters, Wetter, Weatherby

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Weathers Family Origin

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Weathers Family Occupations

What did your Weathers ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weathers. A less common occupation for the Weathers family was Farmer Son. The most common Weathers occupation in Canada was Farmer. 42% of Weathers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Carpenter

    23%
  • School

    12%
  • Farmer Son

    4%

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

Weathers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Weathers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weathers 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Weathers. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Weathers. For the veterans among your Weathers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weathers Life Expectancy

What is the average Weathers lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Weathers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Weathers in 1949 was 39, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weathers 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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