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Weidig Family History

Weidig Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Weidich in Silesia.

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


Similar surnames: Weldin, Weiden, Weida, Leiding, Wettig, Heinig, Keimig, Leidig

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Where is the Weidig family from?

You can see how Weidig families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weidig family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Weidig families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Weidig families living in Ohio. This was about 22% of all the recorded Weidig's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Weidig families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Weidig surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Weidig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Weidig. 17% of Weidig men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Weidig women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weidig were Operator and Cashier. .

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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

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • Operator
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    43%
  • Saleslady
    29%
  • Cashier
    29%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Weidig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weidig 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 521 immigration records available for the last name Weidig. 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 693 military records available for the last name Weidig. For the veterans among your Weidig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weidig lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Weidig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Weidig in 1963 was 75, and 82 in 2004.

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