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Wente Name Meaning

German: ethnic name for a Wend, a member of the Slavic-speaking people inhabiting parts of eastern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Wentz, Bente, Welte, Went, Mente, Runte, Wenke, Henke, Wende, Enter

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Wente Family Origin

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Wente Family Occupations

What did your Wente ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wente occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Wente's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk In Grocery and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wente. A less common occupation for the Wente family was Carver In Wood.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Clerk In Grocery

    7%
  • Carriage Maker

    4%
  • Carver In Wood

    4%

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

Wente Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wente. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wente 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 Wente. 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 Wente. For the veterans among your Wente ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wente Life Expectancy

What is the average Wente lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Wente life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Wente in 1957 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wente

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wente 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.

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