Wener Family History

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Wener Name Meaning

German and Danish: variant of Wehner.

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


Similar surnames: Winer, Wenker, Wesner, Wenner, Weier, Weger, Wehner, Wegner, Weyer

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Wener Family Origin

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Wener Family Occupations

What did your Wener ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wener family was K. House. Farmer, Keeping House and Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wener. The most common Wener occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Wener's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Driver

    6%
  • K. House

    6%

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

Wener Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wener Life Expectancy

What is the average Wener lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Wener in 1962 was 76, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wener

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wener 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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