Wedge Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Wegga.

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


Similar surnames: Edge, Hedge, Dede, Weddle, Ledger, Lodge, Welge, Hodge, Wengel, Feige

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Wedge Family Origin

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Wedge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Going To School

    11%
  • Labourer

    10%
  • Servant

    5%

In 1881, the most common Wedge occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Wedge's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wedge. A less common occupation for the Wedge family was Servant.

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Wedge Historical Records

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Wedge Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Wedge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Wedge in 1945 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wedge

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