Weese Name Meaning

German and Dutch (de Weese): descriptive epithet for an orphan, Middle Low German we(e)se. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German wese (modern German Wiese) ‘meadow’, ‘pasture’.

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

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Weese Family Origin

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Weese Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weese. The most common Weese occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Weese's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Weese family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Weese | Data not to scale

Weese Historical Records

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Weese Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Weese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Weese in 1944 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weese

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