Wanta Family History

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Wanta Name Meaning

Polish: of uncertain origin; perhaps a nickname from Polish dialect wanta ‘stone’, ‘rock’.

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


Similar surnames: Want, Wanty, Dana, Wavra, Fata, Santa, Anna, Yanta, Walenta, Banka

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Wanta Family Origin

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Wanta Family Occupations

What did your Wanta ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wanta occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Wanta's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Wanta Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wanta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wanta 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wanta. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wanta. For the veterans among your Wanta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wanta Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wanta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Wanta in 1956 was 53, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wanta 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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