Werre Family History

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Werre Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a turnpike or fence, Middle High German wërre.

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

Similar surnames: Wehr, Herre, Wege, Wire, Weese, Berge, Werle, Cerro, Karre, Werry

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Werre Family Origin

Where is the Werre family from?

Werre Family Occupations

What did your Werre ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chauffeurgardener and Secondane School were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Werre. 50% of Werre men worked as a Chauffeurgardener

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chauffeurgardener
  • Inspectormabel Ordnance

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Secondane School

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

Werre Historical Records

What Werre family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Werre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Werre 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 345 immigration records available for the last name Werre. 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 584 military records available for the last name Werre. For the veterans among your Werre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Werre Life Expectancy

What is the average Werre lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Werre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Werre in 1959 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Werre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Werre 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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