Werra Family History

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Werra Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Werre.

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

Similar surnames: Werman, Werry, Werre, Werne, Ferra, Herda, Weare, Perry, Ferran

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Werra Family Origin

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Werra Family Occupations

What did your Werra ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Werra. 30% of Werra men worked as a Salesman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Painter
  • Laborer
  • Fireman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator

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

Werra Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 934 census records available for the last name Werra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Werra 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 199 immigration records available for the last name Werra. 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 563 military records available for the last name Werra. For the veterans among your Werra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Werra Life Expectancy

What is the average Werra lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Werra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Werra in 1963 was 86, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Werra 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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