Weissman Family History

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Weissman Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Weissmann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Weissmann.

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

Similar surnames: Reissman, Weismann, Weissmann, Weinman, Wissman, Weisman, Reisman

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Weissman Family Origin

Where is the Weissman family from?

Weissman Family Occupations

What did your Weissman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weissman. The most common Weissman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Weissman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Weissman family was Bakery.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Bakery


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

Weissman Historical Records

What Weissman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Weissman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weissman 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Weissman. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Weissman. For the veterans among your Weissman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weissman Life Expectancy

What is the average Weissman lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Weissman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Weissman in 1941 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weissman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weissman 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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