Wehrer Family History

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Wehrer Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from any of several places named Wehr, in Baden-Württemberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, and the Rhineland Palatinate. occupational name for a militia member, from Middle High German wer(e)n ‘to defend’.

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


Similar surnames: Kehrer, Wehler, Wetter, Rehrer, Weiher, Fuhrer, Mehrer, Weiler

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Wehrer Family Origin

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Wehrer Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Gardener

    25%
  • Hotel Keeper

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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In 1880, Blacksmith, Gardener and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wehrer. A less common occupation for the Wehrer family was Laborer. The most common Wehrer occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 25% of Wehrer's were Blacksmiths.

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Wehrer Historical Records

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Wehrer Life Expectancy

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