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Wert Family History

Wert Name Meaning
German: topographic name for someone who lived on an island in a river, or on a riverbank, or on a patch of dry land in a fen, all of which were senses of the Middle High German term wert, werder.

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

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23,604 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,891 Military Records
1,450 Immigration Records
28,495 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Wert Families

  • Number of Wert families
     117 - 231
     40 - 116
     1 - 39
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wert families
     55 - 107
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wert families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wert Family Origin

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Wert Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Wert

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Wert Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wert census records

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Wert Civil War Service Records

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