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Origin and Meaning of Wert

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
The second person singular, indicative and subjunctive moods, imperfect tense, of the verb be. It is formed from were, with the ending -t, after the analogy of wast. Now used only in solemn or poetic style.
noun Wert
A wart.

wert was also found in the following language(s): German, Kurdish, and Wolof

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wert

Don Wert is a baseball player. Don was born on July 29th, 1938 in Strasburg, Pennsylvania.


Possessed by Paul James is an alternative country, folk music, country music, bluegrass music, anti-folk, blues, and punk rock musician. He plays Banjo, Guitar, Fiddle, and Stomp box. Possessed was given the name Konrad Wert on July 26th, 1976. Possessed is also known as Possessed by Paul James.


Jeffry D. Wert is a historian, author, and history. Jeffry was born on May 8th, 1946.


Ray Wert is an author, writer, and journalist.


Richard David De Wert is a military person. His military service ended in 1951.


J. was born in 1841. He breathed his last breath in 1920.


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Popularity of Wert as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Wert U.S.
  White 94.68% 64.26%
  African American 1.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.61% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Wert

People with the last name Wert are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Wert

  • How Popular is the name Wert? Wert is the 73,664th most popular name of all time. As a last name Wert was the 7,795th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Wert have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Wert in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wert? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Wert first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wert is Saturday, December 28th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Wert born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wert was in 1900 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Wert: Your name in reverse order is Trew. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rtew. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Wert? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,248 people with the last name Wert.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Wert? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Wert as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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