Wicht Family History

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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

What did your Wicht ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Shoe Traveller was the top reported job for people in the UK named Wicht.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Shoe Traveller

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

Wicht Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wicht. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wicht 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 972 immigration records available for the last name Wicht. 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 Wicht. For the veterans among your Wicht ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wicht Life Expectancy

What is the average Wicht lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wicht

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wicht 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.

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