Weil Family History

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Weil Name Meaning

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of various places so named in Baden, Bavaria, and Württemberg, from Latin villa ‘country house’, ‘estate’ (later used of a group of houses forming a settlement).

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

Similar surnames: Wein, Veil, Reil, Peil, Wei, Beil, Keil, Weill, Wege, Kell

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Weil Family Origin

Where is the Weil family from?

Weil Family Occupations

What did your Weil ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Weil occupation in the USA was Farmer. 8% of Weil's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Weil family was Keeping House. Farmer, Merchant and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weil.

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  • Farmer

  • Merchant

  • Butcher

  • Keeping House


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

Weil Historical Records

What Weil family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 50,000 census records available for the last name Weil. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weil 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 25,000 immigration records available for the last name Weil. 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 36,000 military records available for the last name Weil. For the veterans among your Weil ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weil Life Expectancy

What is the average Weil lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Weil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Weil in 1944 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weil

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weil 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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