Wriedt Family History

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Wriedt Name Meaning

nickname from Middle Low German wret, wrede ‘fierce’, ‘evil’, ‘angry’ (cognate with English wrath).topographic name from Low German write ‘entangled roots’ denoting someone who lived in an overgrown area.

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

Similar surnames: Wrede, Wride, Priest, Ried, Wied, Triest, Griese, Riehm, Priem, Brief

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Wriedt Family Origin

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Wriedt Family Occupations

What did your Wriedt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wriedt family was Stone Dealer. The most common Wriedt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Wriedt's were Farmers. Farmer, Collector and Keep' House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wriedt.

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  • Farmer

  • Collector

  • Keep' House

  • Stone Dealer


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

Wriedt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wriedt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wriedt 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 896 immigration records available for the last name Wriedt. 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 411 military records available for the last name Wriedt. For the veterans among your Wriedt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wriedt Life Expectancy

What is the average Wriedt lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wriedt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Wriedt in 1961 was 60, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wriedt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wriedt 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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