Weers Name Meaning

Dutch and German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a ram or wether, from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German weder, weer ‘ram’, ‘wether’.

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


Similar surnames: Weerts, Sweers, Weese, Hees, Wees, Beers, Wert, Lees, Ebers, Weiers

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Weers Family Origin

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Weers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%

In 1880, the most common Weers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Weers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Weers family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weers.

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Weers Historical Records

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Weers Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Weers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Weers in 1958 was 59, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weers

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