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Weems Family History

Weems Name Meaning
Scottish: variant of Wemyss, reflecting the usual pronunciation of that name.

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

240,060 Historical Documents with Weems on Ancestry.com
40,904 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,522 Military Records
1,067 Immigration Records
26,710 Census and Voter Lists
163,857 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Weems Families

  • Number of Weems families
     69 - 135
     24 - 68
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Weems families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Weems families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Weems census records

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Weems Family Origin

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Weems Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Weems

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Weems Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Weems census records

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Weems Civil War Service Records

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