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Where is the Went family from?
You can see how Went families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Went family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Went families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Went families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Went's in USA. New York had the highest population of Went families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Went surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Went. 27% of Went men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Went women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Went were Farm Laborer and Housewife. .