Wride Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch and North German Wriedt. English: from Old English wride ‘twist’, ‘turn’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a winding stream, or perhaps a nickname for a devious man.

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

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Wride Family Origin

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Wride Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Day Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Shoemaker

    11%

In 1880, the most common Wride occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Wride's were Farmers. Farmer, Day Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wride. A less common occupation for the Wride family was Shoemaker.

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Wride Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Wride life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wride in 1958 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wride

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