Weiser Family History

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Weiser Name Meaning

nickname for a wise man, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wisen ‘to teach’. variant of Weisser.

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

Similar surnames: Weisser, Weisler, Heiser, Weisner, Leiser, Geiser, Reiser, Beiser

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Weiser Family Origin

Where is the Weiser family from?

Weiser Family Occupations

What did your Weiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Weiser family was Carpenter. The most common Weiser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Weiser's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weiser.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Weiser Historical Records

What Weiser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Weiser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weiser 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Weiser. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Weiser. For the veterans among your Weiser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weiser Life Expectancy

What is the average Weiser lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Weiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Weiser in 1943 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weiser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weiser 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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