Wey Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Way. Dutch: variant of Wei.

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

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Wey Family Origin

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Wey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Boiler Maker

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wey family was Boiler Maker. The most common Wey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Wey's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wey.

Source: Census data for Wey | Data not to scale

Wey Historical Records

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Wey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Wey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wey in 1958 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wey

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