Wesemann Family History

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Wesemann Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow, from Middle Low German wese ‘meadow’, ‘pasture’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Wiesemann, Westermann, Wiesmann, Seemann, Wegmann, Westman, Wellmann

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Wesemann Family Origin

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Wesemann Family Occupations

What did your Wesemann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wesemann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Wesemann's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wesemann. A less common occupation for the Wesemann family was Saloon & Milk Bus.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Laborer

  • Saloon & Milk Bus


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

Wesemann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wesemann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wesemann 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 837 immigration records available for the last name Wesemann. 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 698 military records available for the last name Wesemann. For the veterans among your Wesemann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wesemann Life Expectancy

What is the average Wesemann lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wesemann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wesemann in 1963 was 73, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wesemann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wesemann 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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