Wein Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German win, German Wein ‘wine’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a wine merchant or producer, or perhaps for a tavern keeper. As a Jewish name it may also be of ornamental origin. German: from a short form of any of the various Germanic compound personal names beginning with the element wini ‘friend’, such as Winifrid or Winimar. German: altered spelling of Wien.

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

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Wein Family Origin

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Wein Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wein. The most common Wein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Wein's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wein family was Keeping House.

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Between 1954 and 2004, Wein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wein in 1954 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wein

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