Wais Name Meaning

Slavic spelling of German Weiss.

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


Similar surnames: Rais, Weis, Was, Wass, Mais, Hain, Wait, Waas, Weix, Lais

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Wais Family Origin

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Wais Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farming

    40%
  • House Carpenter

    20%

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In 1880, Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wais. A less common occupation for the Wais family was House Carpenter. The most common Wais occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Wais's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Wais | Data not to scale

Wais Historical Records

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Wais Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Wais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Wais in 1962 was 85, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wais

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