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Wedmore Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wedmore in Somerset, recorded in the 9th century as Wethmor, possibly meaning ‘marsh (Old English mor) used for hunting (w?the)’.

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

Similar surnames: Wetmore, Wilmore, Cudmore, Wigmore, Elmore, Belmore, Skidmore

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Wedmore Family Origin

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Wedmore Family Occupations

What did your Wedmore ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Depot Manager were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wedmore. The most common Wedmore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Wedmore's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wedmore family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Depot Manager

  • Keeping House


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

Wedmore Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wedmore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wedmore 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 284 immigration records available for the last name Wedmore. 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 447 military records available for the last name Wedmore. For the veterans among your Wedmore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wedmore Life Expectancy

What is the average Wedmore lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Wedmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wedmore in 1958 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wedmore

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wedmore 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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