Werre Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a turnpike or fence, Middle High German wërre.

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


Similar surnames: Wehr, Herre, Wege, Wire, Weese, Berge, Werle, Cerro, Karre, Werry

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Werre Family Origin

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Werre Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    75%
  • Common Laborer

    13%
  • Midwife

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Werre family was Midwife. Farmer and Common Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Werre. The most common Werre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Werre's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Werre | Data not to scale

Werre Historical Records

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Werre Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Werre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Werre in 1959 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Werre

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