Weiher Family History

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Weiher Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Weier, Weiher, or Weyer. South German: topographic name for someone who lived by a fish pond, Middle High German wiher, wi(w)er.

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


Similar surnames: Reiher, Weiden, Weider, Weihe, Meiser, Weiner, Leimer, Leiser, Weiler

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Weiher Family Origin

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Weiher Family Occupations

What did your Weiher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farm Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Weiher. 35% of Weiher men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Weiher women worked as a Farm Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weiher were Salesman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Truck Driver
    18%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Operator
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • New Worker
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Weiher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Weiher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weiher 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 574 immigration records available for the last name Weiher. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Weiher. For the veterans among your Weiher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weiher Life Expectancy

What is the average Weiher lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Weiher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Weiher in 1955 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

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