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Viering Name Meaning

German: topographic name from vir, an obsolete word meaning ‘swamp’. In some cases, probably a respelling of North German Wiering, from the personal name Wigrich (see Wierenga).

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


Similar surnames: Vierling, Dierking, Seering, Bering, Giesing, Sieling, Koering

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Viering Family Origin

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Viering Family Occupations

What did your Viering ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Beautician were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Viering. 20% of Viering men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Viering women worked as a Beautician. Some less common occupations for Americans named Viering were Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    20%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Manager
    12%
  • Driver
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Beautician
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%

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

Viering Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Viering. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Viering 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 178 immigration records available for the last name Viering. 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 495 military records available for the last name Viering. For the veterans among your Viering ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Viering Life Expectancy

What is the average Viering lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Viering life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Viering in 1960 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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