Wamser Family History

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Wamser Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German wambes, wambeis ‘jerkin’, ‘waistcoat’ (originally for wearing under armor), hence an occupational name for a maker of such clothing.

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


Similar surnames: Wasser, Waser, Gaiser, Hammer, Maser, Waller, Kasser, Hamer, Rauser

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Wamser Family Origin

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Wamser Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    22%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

In 1880, the most common Wamser occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 22% of Wamser's were Cigar Makers. A less common occupation for the Wamser family was Farmer. Cigar Maker, Carpenter and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wamser.

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Wamser Historical Records

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Wamser Life Expectancy

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