Weith Family History

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Weith Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for a grower of wheat, Middle Low German weite. German: metonymic occupational name for a fisherman who used a particular kind of net, Middle High German weit. German: topographic name or a metonymic occupational name for a dyer, from Middle High German weit ‘woad’, a plant which yields a blue dye. Dutch: from Weith, a variant of the personal name Weit.

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

Similar surnames: Weitz, Keith, Wein, Weit, Weiss, Beitz, Witt, With, Meth, Weis

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Weith Family Origin

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Weith Family Occupations

What did your Weith ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Weith. 22% of Weith men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Weith women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weith were Clerk and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housework
  • Operator
  • Farmer

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

Weith Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Weith. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weith 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 999 immigration records available for the last name Weith. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Weith. For the veterans among your Weith ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weith Life Expectancy

What is the average Weith lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Weith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Weith in 1951 was 48, and 96 in 2004.

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