Wern Family History

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Wern Name Meaning

North German and Danish: from a short form of Werner.

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

Similar surnames: Warn, Wein, Werne, Bern, Kern, Werntz, Bernt, Berns, Wege, Gean

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Wern Family Origin

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Wern Family Occupations

What did your Wern ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wern occupation in the UK was Railway Labourer. 100% of Wern's were Railway Labourers.

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  • Railway Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wern ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wern Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wern. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wern 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 582 immigration records available for the last name Wern. 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 Wern. For the veterans among your Wern ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wern Life Expectancy

What is the average Wern lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Wern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Wern in 1955 was 49, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wern

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wern 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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