Wehde Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German wede ‘wood’, ‘forest’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or forester.

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


Similar surnames: Weide, Wedde, Wehle, Weiden, Wendel, Wride, Weese, Emde, Welge, Ende

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Wehde Family Origin

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Wehde Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Cabinet Maker

    20%
  • Farm Hand

    20%
  • Tailor

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wehde family was Tailor. The most common Wehde occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Wehde's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wehde.

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Wehde Historical Records

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Wehde Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Wehde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Wehde in 1962 was 100, and 52 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wehde

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