Widing Family History

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Widing Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements Wid-, an element of uncertain meaning (see Widman), + the common suffix -ing. North German: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Widen, Wedin, Wilding, Ising, Widrig, Witting, Anding, Nuding, Eding

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Widing Family Origin

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Widing Family Occupations

What did your Widing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Farms were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Widing. The most common Widing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Widing's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farms


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

Widing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Widing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Widing 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 872 immigration records available for the last name Widing. 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 290 military records available for the last name Widing. For the veterans among your Widing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Widing Life Expectancy

What is the average Widing lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Widing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Widing in 1957 was 37, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Widing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Widing 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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