Ware Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by a dam or weir on a river (Old English wær, wer), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, such as Ware in Hertfordshire. nickname for a cautious person, from Middle English war(e) ‘wary’, ‘prudent’ (Old English (ge)wær).

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

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Ware Family Origin

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Ware Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ware family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ware. The most common Ware occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Ware's were Farmers.

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Ware Historical Records

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Ware Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Ware life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ware in 1942 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ware

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