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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

What did your Weider ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Weider Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Weider. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weider 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 826 immigration records available for the last name Weider. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Weider. For the veterans among your Weider ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weider Life Expectancy

What is the average Weider lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Weider life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Weider in 1959 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weider

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weider 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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