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Wettig Name Meaning

German: habitational name from either of the places named Weddingen, near Hildesheim or Magdeburg.

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


Similar surnames: Witting, Wetter, Metting, Rettig, Gettig, Wittig, Weidig, Bettin

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Wettig Family Origin

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Wettig Family Occupations

What did your Wettig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wettig family was Brewer. The most common Wettig occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 9% of Wettig's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker, Farmer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wettig.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Barber

    5%
  • Brewer

    5%

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

Wettig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wettig Life Expectancy

What is the average Wettig lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Wettig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wettig in 1949 was 46, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wettig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wettig 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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