Weghorst Family History

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Weghorst Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so named near Hannover.

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


Similar surnames: Selhorst, Windhorst, Langhorst, Dewhurst, Horst, Kohorst, Barhorst

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Weghorst Family Origin

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Weghorst Family Occupations

What did your Weghorst ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cooper, Day Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weghorst. The most common Weghorst occupation in the USA was Cooper. 13% of Weghorst's were Coopers. A less common occupation for the Weghorst family was Gardener.

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  • Cooper

    13%
  • Day Laborer

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Gardener

    13%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Weghorst Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Weghorst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weghorst 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Weghorst. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Weghorst. For the veterans among your Weghorst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weghorst Life Expectancy

What is the average Weghorst lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Weghorst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Weghorst in 1953 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weghorst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weghorst 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.

Famous Weghorst Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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