Biwer Family History

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Biwer Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of German Biewer, a variant of Biber.

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


Similar surnames: Bier, Biber, Bruer, Hiner, River, Lier, Bieber, Baker, Bien, Biser

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Biwer Family Origin

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Biwer Family Occupations

What did your Biwer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Biwer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Biwer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Biwer family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Cooper and Keeps Cigar Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Biwer.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Cooper

    20%
  • Keeps Cigar Store

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Biwer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Biwer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Biwer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biwer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Biwer. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Biwer. For the veterans among your Biwer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Biwer Life Expectancy

What is the average Biwer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Biwer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Biwer in 1960 was 53, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Biwer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Biwer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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