Werling Family History

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Werling Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Werle, from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with any of several verbs, for instance Middle High German weren ‘to defend’, warnen ‘to warn’, or waren ‘to protect’.

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

Similar surnames: Herling, Gerling, Berling, Erling, Wehling, Bering, Welling, Herring

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Werling Family Origin

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Werling Family Occupations

What did your Werling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Werling. 31% of Werling men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Werling women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Werling were Salesman and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Seamstress

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

Werling Historical Records

What Werling family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Werling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Werling 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 677 immigration records available for the last name Werling. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Werling. For the veterans among your Werling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Werling Life Expectancy

What is the average Werling lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Werling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Werling in 1952 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Werling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Werling 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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