Waite Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a watchman, Anglo-Norman French waite (of Germanic origin; compare Wachter), or from the same word in its original abstract/collective sense, ‘the watch’. There may also have been some late confusion with White.

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


Similar surnames: White, Waithe, Tite, Wait, Waits, Waitt, Maire, Waites, Tarte, Walter

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Waite Family Origin

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Waite Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Waite family was Coal Miner. The most common Waite occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Waite's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waite.

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Waite Historical Records

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Waite Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Waite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Waite in 1944 was 24, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waite

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