Weisgerber Family History

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Weisgerber Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a tanner, Middle High German wizgerwer.

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


Similar surnames: Weisbecker, Weisner, Weisberger, Leinweber, Weisler, Weisser, Wisener

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Weisgerber Family Origin

Where is the Weisgerber family from?

Weisgerber Family Occupations

What did your Weisgerber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Weisgerber family was Tailor. Laborer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weisgerber. The most common Weisgerber occupation in the USA was Laborer. 8% of Weisgerber's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    8%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Tailor

    6%

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

Weisgerber Historical Records

What Weisgerber family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Weisgerber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weisgerber 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Weisgerber. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Weisgerber. For the veterans among your Weisgerber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weisgerber Life Expectancy

What is the average Weisgerber lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Weisgerber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Weisgerber in 1954 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weisgerber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weisgerber 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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