Wiant Family History

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Wiant Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Wiandt (see Wiegand).

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

Similar surnames: Wiand, Wyant, Wiatt, Wyandt, Wyand, Wieand, Wigand, Wilt, Wildt, Witt

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Wiant Family Origin

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Wiant Family Occupations

What did your Wiant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiant. A less common occupation for the Wiant family was Keeping House. The most common Wiant occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Wiant's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Wiant Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wiant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiant 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 233 immigration records available for the last name Wiant. 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 Wiant. For the veterans among your Wiant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiant Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiant lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wiant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wiant in 1963 was 79, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiant 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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