Width Family History

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Width Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Wirth, Firth, With, Eidt, Rieth, Vieth, Hirth, Birth, Nitta, Rich

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Width Family Origin

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Width Family Occupations

What did your Width ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Width occupation in the USA was Works In Boiler Shop. 100% of Width's were Works In Boiler Shops.

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  • Works In Boiler Shop

    100%

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

Width Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 121 census records available for the last name Width. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Width 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 97 immigration records available for the last name Width. 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 21 military records available for the last name Width. For the veterans among your Width ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Width Life Expectancy

What is the average Width lifespan?

Between 1969 and 2001, in the United States, Width life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Width in 1969 was 75, and 82 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Width

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Width 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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