Wertenberger Family History

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Wertenberger Name Meaning

Probably of German origin, an altered spelling of Würtemberger (or the earlier form Wirtemberger, Würtenberger), a regional name for someone from Württemberg (earlier Wirtemberg) in southwestern Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Westenberger, Feltenberger, Weisenberger, Gerstenberger, Eggenberger

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Wertenberger Family Origin

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Wertenberger Family Occupations

What did your Wertenberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wertenberger. 16% of Wertenberger men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Wertenberger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wertenberger were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Waitress
  • Housekeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Wertenberger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wertenberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wertenberger 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 95 immigration records available for the last name Wertenberger. 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 392 military records available for the last name Wertenberger. For the veterans among your Wertenberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wertenberger Life Expectancy

What is the average Wertenberger lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Wertenberger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Wertenberger in 1958 was 61, and 70 in 2004.

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