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Wege Name Meaning

German:: topographic name from Middle High German wēc ‘path street’ or a habitational name from any of various places called 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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Where is the Wege family from?

You can see how Wege families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wege family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Wege families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Wege families living in Ontario. This was about 89% of all the recorded Wege's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Wege families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wege surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wege ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Wege. 100% of Wege men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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