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Wiersma Family History

Wiersma Name Meaning
Frisian: patronymic from Wier.

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

58,057 Historical Documents with Wiersma on Ancestry.com
29,897 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
505 Military Records
1,139 Immigration Records
3,314 Census and Voter Lists
23,202 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wiersma Families

  • Number of Wiersma families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wiersma families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wiersma last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wiersma Family Origin

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Wiersma Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Wiersma

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Wiersma Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wiersma census records

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Military Service by Wiersma

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