Wied Family History

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Wied Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle High German wide ‘willow’ + man. topographic name from Middle High German widem ‘prebend’, ‘land endowed to a church’.

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


Similar surnames: Wild, Wind, Ried, Wien, Lind, Lier, Lied, Wier, Gier, Bies

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Wied Family Origin

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Wied Family Occupations

What did your Wied ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wied occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Wied's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wied. A less common occupation for the Wied family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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

Wied Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wied. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wied 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 563 immigration records available for the last name Wied. 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 Wied. For the veterans among your Wied ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wied Life Expectancy

What is the average Wied lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Wied life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Wied in 1946 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wied

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wied 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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