Wertheim Family History

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Wertheim Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Wertheim, a place on the Main river, named from Old High German werid ‘island’ (see Wert) + heim ‘homestead’. The German surname may have arisen from various other places so named.

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


Similar surnames: Wertheimer, Manheim, Wehrheim, Fretheim, Bernheim, Nesheim, Werther

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Wertheim Family Origin

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Wertheim Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    25%
  • Hatter

    25%
  • Steel Worker

    25%
  • Watchmaker (Journeymen)

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wertheim family was Watchmaker (Journeymen). Cigar Maker, Hatter and Steel Worker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wertheim. The most common Wertheim occupation in the UK was Cigar Maker. 25% of Wertheim's were Cigar Makers.

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Wertheim Historical Records

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Wertheim Life Expectancy

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