Wever Family History

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Wever Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: occupational name for a weaver, Middle Low German wever, Middle Dutch wever(e). Compare Weber.

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

Similar surnames: Weber, Weaver, Weyer, Haver, Grever, Reder, Lever, Keser, Bever

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Wever Family Origin

Where is the Wever family from?

Wever Family Occupations

What did your Wever ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wever. A less common occupation for the Wever family was Keeping House. The most common Wever occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Wever's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Wever Historical Records

What Wever family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Wever. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wever 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wever. 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 Wever. For the veterans among your Wever ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wever Life Expectancy

What is the average Wever lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wever life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wever in 1953 was 71, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wever

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wever 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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