Wermuth Family History

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Wermuth Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered or dealt in herbs, from Middle High German wërmuot ‘wormwood’. perhaps also from the Germanic personal name Warmut.

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

Similar surnames: Warmuth, Wormuth, Weith, Wirth, Demuth, Herfurth, Rauth, Helmuth

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Wermuth Family Origin

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Wermuth Family Occupations

What did your Wermuth ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cabinet Maker and Teacher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wermuth. The most common Wermuth occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 50% of Wermuth's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Teacher


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Wermuth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wermuth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wermuth 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 694 immigration records available for the last name Wermuth. 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 Wermuth. For the veterans among your Wermuth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wermuth Life Expectancy

What is the average Wermuth lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wermuth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Wermuth in 1952 was 52, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wermuth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wermuth 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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