Wernli Family History

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Wernli Name Meaning

South German: from a pet form of Werner.

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


Similar surnames: Werle, Aerni, Werntz, Wern, Berni, Wehle, Bern, Weinel, Ergle, Wernke

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Wernli Family Origin

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Wernli Family Occupations

What did your Wernli ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Book Keeper, Cigar Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wernli. A less common occupation for the Wernli family was Normal Teacher. The most common Wernli occupation in the USA was Book Keeper. 25% of Wernli's were Book Keepers.

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  • Book Keeper

    25%
  • Cigar Maker

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Normal Teacher

    25%

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

Wernli Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wernli Life Expectancy

What is the average Wernli lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Wernli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wernli in 1946 was 34, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wernli

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wernli 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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