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Wetmore Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Wetmore, for example in Staffordshire, Shropshire, and Hereford and Worcester, Wet Moor in Somerset, or Wetmoor Hall Farm in Staffordshire, mostly named with Old English wet ‘wet’, ‘damp’ + mor ‘moor’, ‘mashland’, although the first element of Wetmore in Staffordshire is Old English wiht ‘river bend’.

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

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Wetmore Family Origin

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Wetmore Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Laborer

    2%

In 1880, the most common Wetmore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Wetmore's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wetmore. A less common occupation for the Wetmore family was Laborer.

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Wetmore Life Expectancy

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