Weyers Family History

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Weyers Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a variant of the Germanic personal name Wigheri, composed of wig ‘battle’ + heri ‘army’.

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

Similar surnames: Heyer, Meyers, Weiers, Weyer, Peters, Waters, Seyer, Beyers, Weder

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Weyers Family Origin

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Weyers Family Occupations

What did your Weyers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Weyers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Weyers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Weyers family was Grocer. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weyers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Clerk In Store

  • Grocer


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

Weyers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Weyers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weyers 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Weyers. 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 775 military records available for the last name Weyers. For the veterans among your Weyers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weyers Life Expectancy

What is the average Weyers lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Weyers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Weyers in 1955 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weyers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weyers 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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