Wrede Family History

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Wrede Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: nickname from Middle Low German wrede, ‘fierce’, ‘evil’, ‘angry’. English: variant of Wride.

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

Similar surnames: Brede, Wrege, Wride, Trede, Reder, Weede, Frede, Weese, Goede, Redel

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Wrede Family Origin

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Wrede Family Occupations

What did your Wrede ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wrede. 11% of Wrede men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Wrede women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wrede were Proprietor and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Foreman
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher

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

Wrede Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Wrede. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wrede 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wrede. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Wrede. For the veterans among your Wrede ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wrede Life Expectancy

What is the average Wrede lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wrede life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wrede in 1956 was 62, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wrede

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wrede 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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