Werther Family History

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Werther Name Meaning

variant of Werth (see Wert), the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. occupational name from Middle High German warte ‘lookout’, ‘observation point’. Compare Wartman.

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


Similar surnames: Herter, Werder, Werber, Seither, Wetter, Feather, Wertheim, Weiher

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Werther Family Origin

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Werther Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Cigarmaker

    11%
  • Farm Labor

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Werther occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Werther's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Werther family was Farm Labor. Farmer, Blacksmith and Cigarmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Werther.

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Werther Historical Records

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Werther Life Expectancy

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