Wert Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived on an island in a river, or on a riverbank, or on a patch of dry land in a fen, all of which were senses of the Middle High German term wert, werder.

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


Similar surnames: West, Werk, Went, Welt, Want, Wege, Wertz, Weit, Tweet, Best

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Wert Family Origin

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Wert Family Occupations

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  • Boot Maker

    20%
  • Coach Maker

    20%
  • Glass Maker

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wert family was Labourer. Boot Maker, Coach Maker and Glass Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wert. The most common Wert occupation in the UK was Boot Maker. 20% of Wert's were Boot Makers.

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Wert Historical Records

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Wert Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Wert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wert in 1947 was 68, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wert

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