Wegner Family History

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Wegner Name Meaning

German: northern and central variant of Wagner.

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

Similar surnames: Wegener, Wehner, Weiner, Wener, Hegner, Legner, Degner, Weger, Wenner

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Wegner Family Origin

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Wegner Family Occupations

What did your Wegner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wegner family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wegner. The most common Wegner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Wegner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House


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

Wegner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wegner Life Expectancy

What is the average Wegner lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Wegner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wegner in 1945 was 66, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wegner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wegner 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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