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Weide Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous willow or by a group of willow trees from Middle High German wīde ‘willow’. German: topographic name for someone who lived by a pasture or a hunting ground Middle High German weide. Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Weide ‘willow tree’.

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

Similar surnames: Weiden, Weider, Wehde, Weidel, Seide, Wein, Heide, Weiher, Weese

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Where is the Weide family from?

You can see how Weide families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weide family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Weide families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Weide family living in Indiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Weide's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Weide families in 1840.
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What did your Weide ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Weide. 31% of Weide men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Weide women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weide were Carpenter and Teacher. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Secretary
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Weide. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weide 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Weide. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Weide. For the veterans among your Weide ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weide lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Weide life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Weide in 1955 was 52, and 98 in 2004.

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