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Wehinger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Wehingen examples of which are found in Baden-Württemberg and Saarland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Ehinger, Werlinger, Wenger, Dehlinger, Wasinger, Mehringer, Wiesinger

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Where is the Wehinger family from?

You can see how Wehinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wehinger family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Wehinger families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Wehinger families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 39% of all the recorded Wehinger's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Wehinger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wehinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wehinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wehinger. 41% of Wehinger men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Wehinger women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wehinger were Clerical and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    41%
  • Laborer
    28%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Clerical
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    24%
  • Stengrapher
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Housework
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wehinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wehinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 274 immigration records available for the last name Wehinger. 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 Cards

There are 423 military records available for the last name Wehinger. For the veterans among your Wehinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wehinger lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wehinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wehinger in 1956 was 48, and 87 in 2004.

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