Wieger Family History

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Wieger Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the personal names Wighard or Wigher (compounds of the Germanic elements wig ‘battle’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘strong’ or hari, heri ‘army’, respectively).

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

Similar surnames: Wiegel, Wiemer, Wieber, Sieger, Rieger, Wicker, Witter, Seeger

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Wieger Family Origin

Where is the Wieger family from?

Wieger Family Occupations

What did your Wieger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wieger family was Clerk In Store. The most common Wieger occupation in the USA was At Home. 8% of Wieger's were At Homes. At Home, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wieger.

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  • At Home

  • Blacksmith

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Clerk In Store


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

Wieger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wieger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wieger 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 268 immigration records available for the last name Wieger. 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 300 military records available for the last name Wieger. For the veterans among your Wieger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wieger Life Expectancy

What is the average Wieger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Wieger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Wieger in 1962 was 68, and 79 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wieger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wieger 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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