Whetten Family History

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Whetten Name Meaning

English, Scottish, or northern Irish: variant of Whitton.

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

Similar surnames: Whitten, Whiten, Whelton, Hatten, Setton, Totten, Weston, Wratten

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Whetten Family Origin

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Whetten Family Occupations

What did your Whetten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Whetten family was Wheel Wright. Farmer, Clerk In Store and Grain/Lumber Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whetten. The most common Whetten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Whetten's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerk In Store

  • Grain/Lumber Merchant

  • Wheel Wright


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

Whetten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Whetten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Whetten 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 129 immigration records available for the last name Whetten. 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 131 military records available for the last name Whetten. For the veterans among your Whetten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Whetten Life Expectancy

What is the average Whetten lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Whetten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Whetten in 1967 was 89, and 100 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Whetten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whetten 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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