Wates Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Waites.

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

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Wates Family Origin

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Wates Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Farm Hand

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wates. The most common Wates occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Wates's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wates family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Wates | Data not to scale

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Wates Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Wates life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wates in 1962 was 51, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wates

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