Wayner Family History

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Wayner Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Weiner or Wegner.

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


Similar surnames: Wyner, Rayner, Wainer, Winer, Wapner, Wagner, Vayner, Waber, Gayler

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Wayner Family Origin

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Wayner Family Occupations

What did your Wayner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wayner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Wayner's were Farmers. Farmer, Labor and Boat Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wayner. A less common occupation for the Wayner family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Labor

    13%
  • Boat Builder

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%

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

Wayner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wayner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wayner 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 Wayner. 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 Wayner. For the veterans among your Wayner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wayner Life Expectancy

What is the average Wayner lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Wayner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Wayner in 1965 was 46, and 69 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wayner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wayner 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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