Viering Family History

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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

Where is the Viering family from?

Viering Family Occupations

What did your Viering ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Viering occupation in the USA was Butcher. 25% of Viering's were Butchers. A less common occupation for the Viering family was Postmaster. Butcher, Cabinet Maker and Keeping Grocery Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Viering.

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  • Butcher

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Keeping Grocery Store

  • Postmaster


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

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Viering

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Viering 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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