Whetten Family History

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Whetten Name Meaning

English, Scottish, or northern Irish: variant of Whitton.

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


Similar surnames: Whitten, Whiten, Whelton, Hatten, Setton, Totten, Weston, Wratten

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Whetten Family Origin

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Whetten Family Occupations

What did your Whetten ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Whetten occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 25% of Whetten's were Bricklayers. Bricklayer, Coal Miner and Independant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whetten. A less common occupation for the Whetten family was Writer (Clerk).

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  • Bricklayer

    25%
  • Coal Miner

    25%
  • Independant

    25%
  • Writer (Clerk)

    25%

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

Whetten Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Whetten Life Expectancy

What is the average Whetten lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Whetten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Whetten in 1967 was 89, and 100 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whetten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whetten 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.

Famous Whetten Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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