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Weissenberger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Weissenberg.

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


Similar surnames: Weisenberger, Westenberger, Eisenberger, Weisenburger, Weisberger

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Where is the Weissenberger family from?

You can see how Weissenberger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weissenberger family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Weissenberger families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 27 Weissenberger families living in Indiana. This was about 47% of all the recorded Weissenberger's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Weissenberger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Weissenberger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Weissenberger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Assembler were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Weissenberger. 23% of Weissenberger men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Weissenberger women worked as an Assembler. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weissenberger were Mechanic and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Inspector
    8%
  • Mechanic
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assembler
    50%
  • Housewife
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Weissenberger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weissenberger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 618 immigration records available for the last name Weissenberger. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Weissenberger. For the veterans among your Weissenberger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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