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Wichert Name Meaning

German: from a personal name composed of the elements wīg ‘battle war’ + hard ‘brave hardy strong’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Weichert, Willert, Wicker, Wilfert, Elchert, Bickert, Dickert

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Where is the Wichert family from?

You can see how Wichert families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wichert family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wichert families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 17 Wichert families living in London. This was about 61% of all the recorded Wichert's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Wichert families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wichert surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wichert ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Wichert. 100% of Wichert men worked as an Incapacitated. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Incapacitated
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wichert. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Wichert. For the veterans among your Wichert ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wichert lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Wichert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Wichert in 1950 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

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