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Wigand Family History

Wigand Name Meaning
English: variant of Wiggin.German: variant of Weigand (see Wiegand).

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

22,838 Historical Documents with Wigand on Ancestry.com
8,666 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,557 Military Records
960 Immigration Records
4,255 Census and Voter Lists
7,400 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wigand Families

  • Number of Wigand families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wigand 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 Wigand last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wigand census records

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Wigand Family Origin

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Wigand Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Wigand families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Wigand

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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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Wigand Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wigand census records

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Wigand Civil War Service Records

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