Werne Family History

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Werne Name Meaning

North German: variant of Wern.

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


Similar surnames: Berne, Wern, Renne, Berns, Heyne, Erne, Herne, Cerne, Werle, Wernet

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Werne Family Origin

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Werne Family Occupations

What did your Werne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Werne occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Werne's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Werne family was Cashier In Bank. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Werne.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Cashier In Bank

    8%

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

Werne Historical Records

What Werne family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Werne

Passenger List

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

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Werne Life Expectancy

What is the average Werne lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Werne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Werne in 1959 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Werne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Werne 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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