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Weaver Family History

Weaver Name Meaning
English: occupational name, from an agent derivative of Middle English weven ‘to weave’ (Old English wefan).English: habitational name from a place on the Weaver river in Cheshire, now called Weaver Hall but recorded simply as Weuere in the 13th and 14th centuries. The river name is from Old English wefer(e) ‘winding stream’.Translated form of German Weber.

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

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853,243 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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31,098 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Weaver Families

  • Number of Weaver families
     1,552 - 3,101
     518 - 1,551
     1 - 517
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Weaver families
     517 - 1,031
     173 - 516
     1 - 172
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Weaver families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Weaver Family Origin

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Weaver Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Weaver

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Weaver Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Weaver census records

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Weaver Civil War Service Records

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