Wedde Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Low German wede ‘woods’ or from a similar word meaning ‘ford in swampy terrain’.

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


Similar surnames: Wehde, Weide, Weese, Fedde, Welde, Welge, Ende, Radde, Budde, Wendel

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Wedde Family Origin

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Wedde Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Baker

    17%
  • Hardware Mch'T

    17%
  • Musician

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Wedde occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Wedde's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wedde family was Musician. Farmer, Baker and Hardware Mch'T were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wedde.

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Wedde Historical Records

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Wedde Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Wedde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wedde in 1952 was 49, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wedde

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