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Weiden Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a group of willow trees, from the plural of Middle High German wide ‘willow’, or a habitational name from any of 24 places named Weiden.

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


Similar surnames: Weide, Weidel, Heiden, Weider, Weiher, Welden, Wedel, Leisen, Eiben

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Where is the Weiden family from?

You can see how Weiden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weiden family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Weiden families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Weiden family living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Weiden's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Weiden families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Weiden surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Weiden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Weiden. 22% of Weiden men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Weiden women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weiden were Tavern Worker and Housekeeper. .

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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
    22%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Tavern Worker
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • New Worker
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Weiden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weiden 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 694 immigration records available for the last name Weiden. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Weiden. For the veterans among your Weiden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weiden lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Weiden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Weiden in 1959 was 62, and 81 in 2004.

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