Wetterau Family History

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Wetterau Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone from the Wetterau, an area in Hessen.

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


Similar surnames: Wetterer, Wetter, Etter, Petter, Netter, Retterath, Witter, Etters

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Wetterau Family Origin

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Wetterau Family Occupations

What did your Wetterau ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wetterau ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • At Home

    17%
  • Baker

    17%
  • Housekeeping

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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In 1880, At Home, Baker and Housekeeping were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wetterau. The most common Wetterau occupation in the USA was At Home. 17% of Wetterau's were At Homes. A less common occupation for the Wetterau family was Keeping House.

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Wetterau Historical Records

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Wetterau Life Expectancy

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Famous Wetterau Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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