Wrege Family History

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Wrege Name Meaning

North German: variant of Wrige, a nickname from Middle Low German wrige ‘stiff’, ‘crazy’, ‘obstinate’, ‘wilful’.

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

Similar surnames: Wrede, Wrage, Greve, Welge, Brede, Ruge, Droege, Weese, Brege, Kreger

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Wrege Family Origin

Where is the Wrege family from?

Wrege Family Occupations

What did your Wrege ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wrege occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Wrege's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Carpenter & Constable and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wrege. A less common occupation for the Wrege family was Oil Refiner.

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  • Carpenter

  • Carpenter & Constable

  • Laborer

  • Oil Refiner


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

Wrege Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wrege. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wrege 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 187 immigration records available for the last name Wrege. 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 255 military records available for the last name Wrege. For the veterans among your Wrege ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wrege Life Expectancy

What is the average Wrege lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Wrege life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wrege in 1944 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wrege

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wrege 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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