Wread Family History

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Wread 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: Read, Fread, Real, Smead, Grad, Creed, Bream, Stead, Great, Head

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Wread Family Origin

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Wread Family Occupations

What did your Wread ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wread occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Wread's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Wread Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 116 census records available for the last name Wread. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wread 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 19 immigration records available for the last name Wread. 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 19 military records available for the last name Wread. For the veterans among your Wread ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wread Life Expectancy

What is the average Wread lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2002, in the United States, Wread life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Wread in 1965 was 91, and 59 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wread

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wread 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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