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Weiser Family History

Weiser Name Meaning
nickname for a wise man, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wisen ‘to teach’.variant of Weisser.

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

220,825 Historical Documents with Weiser on Ancestry.com
38,809 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,788 Military Records
5,625 Immigration Records
27,154 Census and Voter Lists
142,449 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Weiser Families

  • Number of Weiser families
     126 - 250
     43 - 125
     1 - 42
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Weiser families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Weiser last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Weiser census records

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Weiser Family Origin

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Weiser Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Weiser

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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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Weiser Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Weiser census records

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Weiser Civil War Service Records

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