Wees Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Weese.

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

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Wees Family Origin

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Wees Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wees. A less common occupation for the Wees family was Laborer. The most common Wees occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Wees's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Wees | Data not to scale

Wees Historical Records

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Wees Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Wees life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Wees in 1955 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wees

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