Wend Family History

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Wend Name Meaning

German: variant of Wendt.

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


Similar surnames: Wende, Wind, Wendl, Went, Henk, Wendt, Wenk, Werne, Wenz, Wand

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Wend Family Origin

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Wend Family Occupations

What did your Wend ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wend occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Wend's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Broker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wend. A less common occupation for the Wend family was Car Driver.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Broker

    6%
  • Car Driver

    6%

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

Wend Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Wend Life Expectancy

What is the average Wend lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Wend life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wend in 1960 was 65, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wend

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wend 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 Wend Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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