Wern Name Meaning

North German and Danish: from a short form of Werner.

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

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Wern Family Origin

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Wern Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Confectioner

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%

In 1880, the most common Wern occupation in the USA was Coal Miner. 11% of Wern's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Confectioner and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wern. A less common occupation for the Wern family was Farmer.

Source: Census data for Wern | Data not to scale

Wern Historical Records

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Wern Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Wern life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Wern in 1955 was 49, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wern

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