Wirta Family History

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Wirta Name Meaning

Finnish (Virta): from virta ‘stream’, used as a topographic name, also as a soldier’s name in the 17th century. Also adopted as an ornamental name, especially in western and southern Finland.

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

Similar surnames: Wiita, Wirth, Warta, Wire, Mirto, Cira, Warth, Sita, Mirra, Mita

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Wirta Family Origin

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Wirta Family Occupations

What did your Wirta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wirta. 13% of Wirta men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Wirta women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wirta were Farming and Barber

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Farmer
  • Maid
  • Barber

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

Wirta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wirta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wirta 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 874 immigration records available for the last name Wirta. 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 562 military records available for the last name Wirta. For the veterans among your Wirta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wirta Life Expectancy

What is the average Wirta lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wirta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Wirta in 1956 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wirta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wirta 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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