Ways Name Meaning

Scottish and English: possibly a variant of Wace.

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


Similar surnames: Waye, Hays, Wayt, Wass, Mars, Want, Day, Way, Days, Bays

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Ways Family Origin

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Ways Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Retail Grocer

    9%

In 1880, the most common Ways occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Ways's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ways. A less common occupation for the Ways family was Retail Grocer.

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Ways Historical Records

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Ways Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Ways life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ways in 1963 was 84, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ways

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