Wedge Family History

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Wedge Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Wegga.

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


Similar surnames: Edge, Hedge, Dede, Weddle, Ledger, Lodge, Welge, Hodge, Wengel, Feige

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Wedge Family Origin

Where is the Wedge family from?

Wedge Family Occupations

What did your Wedge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wedge. A less common occupation for the Wedge family was Farm Laborer. The most common Wedge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Wedge's were Farmers.

View Census data for Wedge | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wedge ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wedge Historical Records

What Wedge family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wedge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wedge census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Wedge

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Wedge. 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 Wedge. For the veterans among your Wedge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wedge Life Expectancy

What is the average Wedge lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Wedge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Wedge in 1945 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wedge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wedge 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.

Famous Wedge Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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