Wayt Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Waite.

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

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Wayt Family Origin

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Wayt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Labor

    8%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Source: Census data for Wayt | Data not to scale

Wayt Historical Records

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Wayt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Wayt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Wayt in 1960 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wayt

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