Went Name Meaning

Danish and German: variant of Wente. English: topographic name from Middle English went(e) ‘crossroad’.

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


Similar surnames: Want, West, Bent, Gent, Wenk, Wert, Kent, Wendt, Wint, Dent

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Went Family Origin

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Went Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Day Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Went. The most common Went occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Went's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Went family was Day Laborer.

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Went Historical Records

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Went Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Went life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Went in 1951 was 57, and 94 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Went

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