Wrege Family History

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Wrege Name Meaning

North German: variant of Wrige, a nickname from Middle Low German wrige ‘stiff’, ‘crazy’, ‘obstinate’, ‘wilful’.

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


Similar surnames: Wrede, Wrage, Greve, Welge, Brede, Ruge, Droege, Weese, Brege, Kreger

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Wrege Family Origin

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Wrege Family Occupations

What did your Wrege ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wrege. 43% of Wrege men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Electrician
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%

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

Wrege Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wrege. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wrege 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 187 immigration records available for the last name Wrege. 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 255 military records available for the last name Wrege. For the veterans among your Wrege ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wrege Life Expectancy

What is the average Wrege lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Wrege life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wrege in 1944 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wrege

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wrege 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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