Wages Name Meaning

German: unexplained.

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

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Wages Family Origin

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Wages Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Wages occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Wages's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wages. A less common occupation for the Wages family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Wages | Data not to scale

Wages Historical Records

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Wages Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Wages life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wages in 1943 was 34, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wages

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