Weit Family History

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Weit Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from the personal name Weit, a reduced and altered form of Wouter, Dutch form of Walter.

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

Similar surnames: Weith, Wein, Weir, Heit, Veit, Weigt, Eidt, Dein, Heis, Best

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Weit Family Origin

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Weit Family Occupations

What did your Weit ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Official and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Weit. 10% of Weit men worked as a Bank Official and 55% of Weit women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weit were Colliery Haulage H W and Old Age Pensioner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bank Official
  • Brickworks Labourer (hw)
  • Builders Gard Labourer
  • Colliery Haulage H W

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cleaner Cook Shop
  • Fancy Leather Worke
  • Old Age Pensioner

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

Weit Historical Records

What Weit family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Weit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weit census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Weit

Passenger List

There are 726 immigration records available for the last name Weit. 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 24,000 military records available for the last name Weit. For the veterans among your Weit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weit Life Expectancy

What is the average Weit lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Weit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Weit in 1962 was 68, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weit

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weit 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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