Wheet Family History

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Wheet Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Wheat.

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

Similar surnames: Wheat, Whitt, Heep, Sheer, Huet, Week, Went, Cheek, Wiest, Sheetz

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Wheet Family Origin

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Wheet Family Occupations

What did your Wheet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wheet family was Bootmaker. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wheet. The most common Wheet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Wheet's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Bootmaker


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

Wheet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wheet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wheetcensus 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 62 immigration records available for the last name Wheet. 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 297 military records available for the last name Wheet. For the veterans among your Wheet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wheet Life Expectancy

What is the average Wheet lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Wheet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wheet in 1964 was 78, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wheet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wheet 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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