Waycaster Family History

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Waycaster Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Weckesser. This name has the form of an English habitational name formed with Old English cæster ‘Roman walled city’, but neither the place name nor the surname are found in English records.

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

Similar surnames: Lancaster, Doncaster, Worcester, Easter, Winchester, Casler, Cater

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Waycaster Family Origin

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Waycaster Family Occupations

What did your Waycaster ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Waycaster. 21% of Waycaster men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Waycaster women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Waycaster were Truck Driver and Beauty Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Laborer
  • Machine Operator
  • Beauty Operator

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

Waycaster Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Waycaster. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waycaster 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 29 immigration records available for the last name Waycaster. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 528 military records available for the last name Waycaster. For the veterans among your Waycaster ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waycaster Life Expectancy

What is the average Waycaster lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Waycaster life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Waycaster in 1950 was 65, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waycaster

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waycaster 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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