Waithe Family History

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Waithe Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named with Old Norse vað ‘ford’, such as Waithe in Lincolnshire, or Wath in North and West Yorkshire. Compare Wade.

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


Similar surnames: Waite, Warth, Watne, Garthe, Bathe, Wiehe, Gaither, Withey, Wythe

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Waithe Family Origin

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Waithe Family Occupations

What did your Waithe ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Waithe. 13% of Waithe men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Waithe women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Waithe were 3rd Cook and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Seaman
    7%
  • 3rd Cook
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Domestic
    22%
  • Servant
    15%
  • Governess
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%

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

Waithe Historical Records

What Waithe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 841 census records available for the last name Waithe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waithe 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 947 immigration records available for the last name Waithe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 149 military records available for the last name Waithe. For the veterans among your Waithe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Waithe Life Expectancy

What is the average Waithe lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Waithe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Waithe in 1963 was 70, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waithe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Waithe ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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