Wesenberg Family History

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Wesenberg Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from any of several places so named, all in northern Germany, for example near Hamburg and Neustrelitz.

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

Similar surnames: Westenberg, Weisenberg, Wehrenberg, Eisenberg, Westberg, Weyenberg

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Wesenberg Family Origin

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Wesenberg Family Occupations

What did your Wesenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Barber and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wesenberg. The most common Wesenberg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Wesenberg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wesenberg family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter


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

Wesenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wesenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wesenberg 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 665 immigration records available for the last name Wesenberg. 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 987 military records available for the last name Wesenberg. For the veterans among your Wesenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wesenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Wesenberg lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Wesenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wesenberg in 1958 was 65, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wesenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wesenberg 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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