Wedin Family History

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Wedin Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of an uncertain first element (possibly representing a place name formed with Ved- ‘wood’, ‘forest’) + the common adjectival suffix -in (from Latin -inius).

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

Similar surnames: Ledin, Weldin, Wein, Weder, Hedin, Medin, Bodin, Levin, Medlin, Padin

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Wedin Family Origin

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Wedin Family Occupations

What did your Wedin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wedin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Wedin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wedin family was Piano Forte Maker. Farmer, Carriage Trimmer and Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wedin.

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  • Farmer

  • Carriage Trimmer

  • Minister

  • Piano Forte Maker


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

Wedin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wedin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wedin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wedin. 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 544 military records available for the last name Wedin. For the veterans among your Wedin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wedin Life Expectancy

What is the average Wedin lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Wedin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wedin in 1951 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wedin 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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