Wirth Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for an innkeeper, Middle High German wirt, German Wirt. German: status name for a man who was head of a family and master of his own household, from the same word in the sense ‘provider’. German: from a short form of Werdo, from a Germanic personal name formed with werd ‘worth’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Worth, Warth, With, Furth, Witt, Firth, Wurtz, Forth, Wirta, Kirch

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Wirth Family Origin

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Wirth Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Tailor

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wirth family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wirth. The most common Wirth occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Wirth's were Farmers.

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Wirth Historical Records

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Wirth Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Wirth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wirth in 1947 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wirth

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