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Where is the Wait family from?
You can see how Wait families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wait family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wait families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 217 Wait families living in New York. This was about 39% of all the recorded Wait's in USA. New York had the highest population of Wait families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wait surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wait. 23% of Wait men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Wait women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wait were Truck Driver and Teacher. .