Werder Family History

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Werder Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German werder ‘piece of land surrounded by water’, ‘(river) island’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. Compare Wert.

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


Similar surnames: Herder, Wender, Werden, Berner, Weider, Eder, Warder, Werber, Weiden

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Werder Family Origin

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Werder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Candy Maker

    8%
  • Clerk In Store

    8%
  • Grocer

    8%

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In 1880, the most common Werder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Werder's were Farmers. Farmer, Candy Maker and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Werder. A less common occupation for the Werder family was Grocer.

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Werder Historical Records

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Werder Life Expectancy

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