Werley Family History

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Werley Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Werle.

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

Similar surnames: Kerley, Wehrley, Wegley, Perley, Berley, Yerkey, Exley, Egley, Remley

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Werley Family Origin

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Werley Family Occupations

What did your Werley ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Sevant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Werley.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Sevant

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

Werley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Werley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Werley 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 628 immigration records available for the last name Werley. 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 Werley. For the veterans among your Werley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Werley Life Expectancy

What is the average Werley lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Werley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Werley in 1962 was 71, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Werley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Werley ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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