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Weider Name Meaning

German: variant of Weide, meaning either ‘willow’ or ‘open country’, + -er denoting a person. Dutch: occupational name for a shepherd or herdsman, Middle Dutch weider. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Weide ‘willow tree’ (see Weide 3).

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


Similar surnames: Weide, Seider, Weiner, Reider, Weiden, Heider, Weidel, Weiler, Weiher

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Weider Family Origin

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Weider Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

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Weider Historical Records

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Weider Life Expectancy

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