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Wayman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Wayman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Wayman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Wayman Family Origin

Where is the Wayman family from?

Wayman Family Occupations

What did your Wayman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wayman family was Farm Laborer. The most common Wayman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Wayman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wayman.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Wayman Historical Records

What Wayman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Wayman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wayman 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wayman. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Wayman. For the veterans among your Wayman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wayman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wayman lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Wayman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wayman in 1946 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wayman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wayman 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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