Waits Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Waite.

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

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Waits Family Origin

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Waits Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Waits occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Waits's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Waits family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waits.

Source: Census data for Waits | Data not to scale

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Waits Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Waits life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Waits in 1944 was 51, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Waits

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