Wicht Name Meaning

nickname from Middle High German wiht ‘dwarf’, ‘goblin’. habitational name from any of various places called Wichte, for example near Kassel and Aurich.

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


Similar surnames: Licht, Picht, Wight, Recht, Wiehl, Hecht, Lucht, Wachs, Nacht, Wiest

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Wicht Family Origin

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Wicht Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Keeps House

    13%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Wicht occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 13% of Wicht's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Keeps House and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wicht. A less common occupation for the Wicht family was Carpenter.

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Wicht Historical Records

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Wicht Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Wicht life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wicht in 1964 was 70, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wicht

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