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Wehrmeister Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for an official responsible for overseeing dams or fences. from Middle Low German, Middle High German we(h)r ‘dam’, ‘barrage’ ‘barrier’ + Middle High German meister ‘master’; in Bavaria it denoted a forester who oversaw a wild game park or enclosure.

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


Similar surnames: Fuhrmeister, Werkmeister, Neumeister, Hameister, Hofmeister

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Wehrmeister Family Origin

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Wehrmeister Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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In 1880, the most common Wehrmeister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wehrmeister's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wehrmeister.

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Wehrmeister Historical Records

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Wehrmeister Life Expectancy

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