Wieber Family History

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Wieber Name Meaning

from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wig ‘battle’, ‘war’ + berht ‘bright’, ‘famous’. southwestern form of Weber.

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

Similar surnames: Wiebers, Wiemer, Rieber, Wieger, Wiebe, Fieber, Siebert, Wicker

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Wieber Family Origin

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Wieber Family Occupations

What did your Wieber ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wieber. A less common occupation for the Wieber family was Barber. The most common Wieber occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Wieber's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Barber


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

Wieber Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wieber. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wieber 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 746 immigration records available for the last name Wieber. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Wieber. For the veterans among your Wieber ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wieber Life Expectancy

What is the average Wieber lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Wieber life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wieber in 1955 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wieber

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wieber 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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