Wegener Family History

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Wegener Name Meaning

German: northern and central German variant of Wagner.

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

Similar surnames: Wegner, Wagener, Degener, Wehner, Weiner, Hegner, Legner, Wener

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Wegener Family Origin

Where is the Wegener family from?

Wegener Family Occupations

What did your Wegener ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wegener. A less common occupation for the Wegener family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Wegener occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Wegener's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Wegener Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wegener. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wegener 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wegener. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wegener. For the veterans among your Wegener ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wegener Life Expectancy

What is the average Wegener lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wegener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wegener in 1953 was 60, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wegener

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wegener 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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