Werth Family History

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Werth Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Wert. English: variant spelling of Worth.

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

Similar surnames: Worth, Warth, Wurth, Wuerth, Wert, Wirth, Weith, Gersh, Berch, Borth

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Werth Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Werth name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Werth. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Werth Family Origin

Where is the Werth family from?

Werth Family Occupations

What did your Werth ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Werth. A less common occupation for the Werth family was Farming. The most common Werth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Werth's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Werth Historical Records

What Werth family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Werth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Werth 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Werth. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Werth. For the veterans among your Werth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Werth Life Expectancy

What is the average Werth lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Werth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Werth in 1943 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Werth

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Werth 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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