Writer Family History

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Writer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a copier of manuscripts, Old English writere.

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

Similar surnames: Rimer, Driver, Whitter, Grater, Grinter, Water, Origer, Raiter

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Writer Family Origin

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Writer Family Occupations

What did your Writer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Writer occupation in the UK was Beer Retailer. 33% of Writer's were Beer Retailers. A less common occupation for the Writer family was Publican. Beer Retailer and Cook In Shop were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Writer.

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  • Beer Retailer

  • Cook In Shop

  • Publican


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

Writer Historical Records

What Writer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Writer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Writer 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 337 immigration records available for the last name Writer. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Writer. For the veterans among your Writer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Writer Life Expectancy

What is the average Writer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Writer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Writer in 1958 was 59, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Writer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Writer 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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