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Wevers Family History

Wevers Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Evers, Nevers, Weers, Wever, Weyers, Devers, Severs, Weiers, Levers

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Where is the Wevers family from?

You can see how Wevers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wevers family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wevers families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Wevers family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Wevers's in USA. New York had the highest population of Wevers families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wevers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wevers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Wevers. 60% of Wevers men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Laborer
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wevers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wevers census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 360 immigration records available for the last name Wevers. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 235 military records available for the last name Wevers. For the veterans among your Wevers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wevers lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wevers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wevers in 1961 was 61, and 86 in 2004.

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