Wride Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch and North German Wriedt. English: from Old English wride ‘twist’, ‘turn’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a winding stream, or perhaps a nickname for a devious man.

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


Similar surnames: Wrede, Prime, Weide, Grice, Cripe, Wise, Wire, Ide, Pride, Brine

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Wride Family Origin

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Wride Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    8%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wride. A less common occupation for the Wride family was Farm Labourer. The most common Wride occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Wride's were Farmers.

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Wride Historical Records

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Wride Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Wride life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wride in 1958 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wride

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