Wever Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: occupational name for a weaver, Middle Low German wever, Middle Dutch wever(e). Compare Weber.

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


Similar surnames: Weber, Weaver, Weyer, Haver, Grever, Reder, Lever, Keser, Bever

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Wever Family Origin

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Wever Family Occupations

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  • Bricklay Labourer

    10%
  • Dress Maker

    10%
  • Farm Labourer

    10%
  • Gardener

    10%

In 1881, Bricklay Labourer, Dress Maker and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wever. A less common occupation for the Wever family was Gardener. The most common Wever occupation in the UK was Bricklay Labourer. 10% of Wever's were Bricklay Labourers.

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Wever Historical Records

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Wever Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Wever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wever in 1953 was 71, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wever

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