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Widder Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a ram, Middle High German wider ‘ram’.

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


Similar surnames: Widmer, Wieder, Widner, Walder, Wieler, Winder, Wander, Wigner

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Widder Family Origin

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Widder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Retired Farmer

    7%
  • Barber

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Widder. A less common occupation for the Widder family was Barber. The most common Widder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Widder's were Farmers.

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Widder Historical Records

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Widder Life Expectancy

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Famous Widder Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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