Weidman Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Weidman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Weidmann.

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

Similar surnames: Widman, Weinman, Weideman, Wertman, Weyman, Waldman, Wisman, Wideman

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Weidman Family Origin

Where is the Weidman family from?

Weidman Family Occupations

What did your Weidman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weidman. The most common Weidman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Weidman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Weidman family was Blacksmith.

View Census data for Weidman | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Weidman Historical Records

What Weidman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Weidman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weidman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Weidman

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Weidman. 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.

View all Weidman immigration records

Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Weidman. For the veterans among your Weidman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Weidman military records

You've only scratched the surface of Weidman family history.

Weidman Life Expectancy

What is the average Weidman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Weidman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Weidman in 1940 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weidman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weidman 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.

Look up another name