Wythe Family History

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Wythe Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a willow tree, Middle English wythe (Old English wiððe).

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


Similar surnames: Wyche, Withey, Motte, Smythe, Blythe, Wiehe, Roche, With, Witte

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Wythe Family Origin

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Wythe Family Occupations

What did your Wythe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wythe. 44% of Wythe men worked as a General Labourer and 88% of Wythe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wythe were Farmer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    44%
  • Farm Labourer
    19%
  • Farmer Heavy Worker
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    88%
  • Housewife
    4%
  • Domestic Duties
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%

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

Wythe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Wythe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wythe 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 593 immigration records available for the last name Wythe. 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 917 military records available for the last name Wythe. For the veterans among your Wythe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wythe Life Expectancy

What is the average Wythe lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wythe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wythe in 1961 was 64, and 90 in 2004.

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