Wehman Family History

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Wehman Name Meaning

North German (Wehmann): topographic name from Middle Low German wede ‘wood’, ‘forest’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Rehmann, Werman, Wenman, Wierman, Mehlman, Ehmann, Geiman, Derman

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Wehman Family Origin

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Wehman Family Occupations

What did your Wehman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wehman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Wehman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wehman family was Backer. Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wehman.

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  • Farmer

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Tailor

  • Backer


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

Wehman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wehman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wehman 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 340 immigration records available for the last name Wehman. 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 335 military records available for the last name Wehman. For the veterans among your Wehman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wehman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wehman lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Wehman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wehman in 1946 was 80, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wehman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wehman 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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