Weith Name Meaning

North German: metonymic occupational name for a grower of wheat, Middle Low German weite. German: metonymic occupational name for a fisherman who used a particular kind of net, Middle High German weit. German: topographic name or a metonymic occupational name for a dyer, from Middle High German weit ‘woad’, a plant which yields a blue dye. Dutch: from Weith, a variant of the personal name Weit.

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

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Weith Family Origin

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Weith Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Barber

    7%
  • Coachman

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weith. The most common Weith occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Weith's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Weith family was Coachman.

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Weith Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Weith life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Weith in 1951 was 48, and 96 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weith

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