Wettlaufer Family History

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Wettlaufer Name Meaning

German (Wettläufer): from Middle High German wetteloufer ‘runner’, probably a nickname for a fast runner or someone who rushed around.

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


Similar surnames: Laufer, Wetterer, Wetter, Bretthauer, Gettler, Hettler, Mettler

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Wettlaufer Family Origin

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Wettlaufer Family Occupations

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  • Barber

    17%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    17%
  • House Keeper

    17%
  • Keeps A Liquor Saloon

    17%

In 1880, the most common Wettlaufer occupation in the USA was Barber. 17% of Wettlaufer's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Wettlaufer family was Keeps A Liquor Saloon. Barber, Dry Goods Merchant and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wettlaufer.

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Wettlaufer Historical Records

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Wettlaufer Life Expectancy

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