Werne Family History

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Werne Name Meaning

North German: variant of Wern.

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

Similar surnames: Berne, Wern, Renne, Berns, Heyne, Erne, Herne, Cerne, Werle, Wernet

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Werne Family Origin

Where is the Werne family from?

Werne Family Occupations

What did your Werne ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cabinet Maker Chargehand and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Werne. 20% of Werne men worked as a Cabinet Maker Chargehand and 29% of Werne women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Werne were Monotype Operator and Imdor Telesommerications Reyion Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cabinet Maker Chargehand
  • Farm Worker
  • Jeweller (shop)
  • Monotype Operator

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Farm Work
  • Housekeeper
  • Imdor Telesommerications Reyion Operator

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

Werne Historical Records

What Werne family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Werne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Werne 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 Werne

Passenger List

There are 479 immigration records available for the last name Werne. 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 848 military records available for the last name Werne. For the veterans among your Werne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Werne Life Expectancy

What is the average Werne lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Werne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Werne in 1959 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Werne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Werne 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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