Wehrly Family History

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Wehrly Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant of Wehrle.

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


Similar surnames: Wehrli, Wehrley, Woehrle, Ehly, Wehry, Kerley, Kehrli, Worl, Wehrle

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Wehrly Family Origin

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Wehrly Family Occupations

What did your Wehrly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wehrly. The most common Wehrly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Wehrly's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wehrly family was Black Smith.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Black Smith

    4%

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

Wehrly Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Wehrly Life Expectancy

What is the average Wehrly lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wehrly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Wehrly in 1961 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wehrly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wehrly 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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