Woeste Family History

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Woeste Name Meaning

German: from Middle Low German woste ‘void’, ‘bare’, probably a topographic name for someone who lived on barren unfertile ground.

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


Similar surnames: Westen, Beste, Wester, West, Wuest, Weese, Oest, Wiese, Nester, Boese

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Woeste Family Origin

Where is the Woeste family from?

Woeste Family Occupations

What did your Woeste ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Woeste occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Woeste's were Farmers. Farmer and Cigar Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Woeste. A less common occupation for the Woeste family was Lumber Dealer.

View Census data for Woeste | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    50%
  • Cigar Maker

    25%
  • Lumber Dealer

    25%

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

Woeste Historical Records

What Woeste family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Woeste. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Woeste census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Woeste

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Woeste. 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 Woeste. For the veterans among your Woeste ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Woeste Life Expectancy

What is the average Woeste lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Woeste life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Woeste in 1964 was 81, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woeste

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Woeste 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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