Wehry Name Meaning

German: pet form of Wehr 2.

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

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Wehry Family Origin

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Wehry Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    38%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    13%

In 1880, the most common Wehry occupation in the USA was Miner. 38% of Wehry's were Miners. Miner, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wehry. A less common occupation for the Wehry family was Farmer.

Source: Census data for Wehry | Data not to scale

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Wehry Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Wehry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Wehry in 1944 was 35, and 57 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wehry

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