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Wichert Name Meaning

German: from a personal name composed of the elements wig ‘battle’, ‘war’ + hard ‘brave’, ‘hardy’, ‘strong’.

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


Similar surnames: Weichert, Willert, Wicker, Wilfert, Elchert, Bickert, Dickert

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Wichert Family Origin

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Wichert Family Occupations

What did your Wichert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wichert family was Baker. The most common Wichert occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Wichert's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wichert.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Baker

    5%

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

Wichert Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wichert Life Expectancy

What is the average Wichert lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Wichert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Wichert in 1950 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wichert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wichert 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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