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

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Wrege Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Carpenter & Constable

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Oil Refiner

    25%

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

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Wrege Historical Records

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Wrege Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wrege

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