Went Name Meaning

Danish and German: variant of Wente. English: topographic name from Middle English went(e) ‘crossroad’.

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


Similar surnames: Want, West, Bent, Gent, Wenk, Wert, Kent, Wendt, Wint, Dent

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Went Family Origin

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Went Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Servant

    33%

In 1881, the most common Went occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Went's were Farmers. Farmer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Went.

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Went Historical Records

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Went Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Went life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Went in 1951 was 57, and 94 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Went

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