Weder Family History

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Weder Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: from a Germanic personal name Withar formed with witu ‘wood’ or wit ‘far’ as a first element.

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

Similar surnames: Reder, Eder, Wever, Werder, Wehr, Weider, Feder, Wedel, Wieder, Leder

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Weder Family Origin

Where is the Weder family from?

Weder Family Occupations

What did your Weder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Weder family was Farm Laborer. The most common Weder occupation in the USA was Butcher. 22% of Weder's were Butchers. Butcher, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weder.

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  • Butcher

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Weder Historical Records

What Weder family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Weder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weder 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 970 immigration records available for the last name Weder. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Weder. For the veterans among your Weder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weder Life Expectancy

What is the average Weder lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Weder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Weder in 1949 was 39, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weder 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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