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Weidlich Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German weidelih ‘fresh’, ‘bold’, ‘frisky’.

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


Similar surnames: Heimlich, Beinlich, Redlich, Endlich, Freilich, Milich, Ehrlich

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Where is the Weidlich family from?

You can see how Weidlich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weidlich family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Weidlich families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 22 Weidlich families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 43% of all the recorded Weidlich's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Weidlich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Weidlich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Weidlich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Weidlich. 23% of Weidlich men worked as a Salesman and 43% of Weidlich women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weidlich were Student Chicken 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

  • Salesman
    23%
  • Machinist
    14%
  • Baker
    10%
  • Student Chicken
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    43%
  • Dressmaker
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Weidlich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weidlich 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 793 immigration records available for the last name Weidlich. 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 Weidlich. For the veterans among your Weidlich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weidlich lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Weidlich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Weidlich in 1963 was 80, and 76 in 2004.

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