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Wehring Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from any of the Low German personal names beginning with the element wer ‘to protect or warn’; ‘man’; ‘true’.

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


Similar surnames: Fehring, Gehring, Behring, Kohring, Bering, Wehling, Nehring, Gearing

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Wehring Family Origin

Where is the Wehring family from?

Wehring Family Occupations

What did your Wehring ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wehring occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Wehring's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Clerk In Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wehring. A less common occupation for the Wehring family was Dry Goods Notions.

View Census data for Wehring | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    27%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Clerk In Mill

    9%
  • Dry Goods Notions

    9%

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

Wehring Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wehring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wehring 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 Wehring

Passenger List

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

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Wehring Life Expectancy

What is the average Wehring lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wehring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wehring in 1963 was 87, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wehring

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wehring 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.

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