Weidner Family History

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Weidner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a hunter, Middle High German wiedener (see Weidmann).

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

Similar surnames: Weisner, Weider, Widner, Weiner, Beisner, Redner, Seiner, Seidler

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Weidner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Weidner name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Weidner. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Weidner Family Origin

Where is the Weidner family from?

Weidner Family Occupations

What did your Weidner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weidner. The most common Weidner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Weidner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Weidner family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Weidner Historical Records

What Weidner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Weidner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weidner 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Weidner. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Weidner. For the veterans among your Weidner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weidner Life Expectancy

What is the average Weidner lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Weidner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Weidner in 1944 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weidner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weidner 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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