Wesp Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name from a place so named.

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


Similar surnames: Welt, Weng, Oest, Wiest, Mesa, Weiss, Wege, Terp, Hespe, Keup

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Wesp Family Origin

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Wesp Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Cabinetmaker

    8%
  • Gardener

    8%
  • Harness Maker

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wesp family was Harness Maker. The most common Wesp occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Wesp's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinetmaker and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wesp.

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Wesp Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Wesp life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Wesp in 1962 was 78, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wesp

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