Wernsing Family History

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Wernsing Name Meaning

German (Westphalia): patronymic from the personal name Werner.

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

Similar surnames: Werling, Wenning, Ernsting, Bensing, Jansing, Mensing, Rensing

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Wernsing Family Origin

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Wernsing Family Occupations

What did your Wernsing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wernsing family was Carriag Maker. Confectioner, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wernsing. The most common Wernsing occupation in the USA was Confectioner. 13% of Wernsing's were Confectioners.

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  • Confectioner

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Carriag Maker


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

Wernsing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wernsing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wernsing 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 245 immigration records available for the last name Wernsing. 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 239 military records available for the last name Wernsing. For the veterans among your Wernsing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wernsing Life Expectancy

What is the average Wernsing lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wernsing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Wernsing in 1956 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wernsing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wernsing 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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