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 1880, a less common occupation for the Weiher family was Hotel Proprieter. The most common Weiher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Weiher's were Farmers. Farmer, Boot & Shoe Maker and Druggest were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weiher.

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  • Farmer

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Druggest

  • Hotel Proprieter


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

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weiher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weiher 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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