Wesp Family History

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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

What did your Wesp ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Cabinetmaker

    8%
  • Gardener

    8%
  • Harness Maker

    8%

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Wesp Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wesp. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wesp 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wesp. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wesp. For the veterans among your Wesp ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wesp Life Expectancy

What is the average Wesp lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wesp

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wesp 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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