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Wirth Family History

Wirth Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for an innkeeper, Middle High German wirt, German Wirt.German: status name for a man who was head of a family and master of his own household, from the same word in the sense ‘provider’.German: from a short form of Werdo, from a Germanic personal name formed with werd ‘worth’ as the first element.

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

321,407 Historical Documents with Wirth on Ancestry.com
127,859 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
19,103 Military Records
10,897 Immigration Records
41,546 Census and Voter Lists
122,002 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wirth Families

  • Number of Wirth families
     86 - 170
     29 - 85
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wirth families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wirth last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wirth census records

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Wirth Family Origin

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Wirth Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Wirth

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Wirth Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wirth census records

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Wirth Civil War Service Records

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