Wedman Family History

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Wedman Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained; perhaps an altered form of Weidmann, a habitational name from a place named Weide, from weide ‘meadow’, ‘pasture’ or a topographic name from the same word. Swedish: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Widman, Kelman, Gedman, Wenman, Edman, Weeman, Ledman, Wehman, Werman

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Wedman Family Origin

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Wedman Family Occupations

What did your Wedman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wedman family was House Painter. Farmer, Laborer and Farms were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wedman. The most common Wedman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Wedman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farms

  • House Painter


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

Wedman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wedman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wedman 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 374 immigration records available for the last name Wedman. 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 256 military records available for the last name Wedman. For the veterans among your Wedman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wedman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wedman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wedman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Wedman in 1953 was 69, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wedman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wedman 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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