Widrig Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Widrig Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements widu ‘wood’, ‘forest’ + ric ‘power’.

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


Similar surnames: Wittig, Ihrig, Ludwig, Widing, Sittig, Idris, Viering, Willig, Weidig

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Widrig Family Origin

Where is the Widrig family from?

Widrig Family Occupations

What did your Widrig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Widrig family was Keeping House. The most common Widrig occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Widrig's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Widrig.

View Census data for Widrig | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Widrig Historical Records

What Widrig family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Widrig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Widrig census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Widrig

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Widrig. 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.

View all Widrig immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Widrig. For the veterans among your Widrig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Widrig military records

You've only scratched the surface of Widrig family history.

Widrig Life Expectancy

What is the average Widrig lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Widrig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Widrig in 1962 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Widrig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Widrig 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.

Famous Widrig Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Look up another name