Wege Family History

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Wege Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle High German wec ‘path’, ‘street’, or habitational name from any of various places named with this word. short form of Wedekind.

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

Similar surnames: Hege, Ege, Welge, Wein, Wehr, Hegel, Voge, Deger, Wage, Eger

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Wege Family Origin

Where is the Wege family from?

Wege Family Occupations

What did your Wege ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wege occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Wege's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wege family was Baker. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wege.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Baker


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

Wege Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wege. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wege 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wege. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Wege. For the veterans among your Wege ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wege Life Expectancy

What is the average Wege lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wege life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Wege in 1953 was 40, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wege

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wege 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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