Wiegers Family History

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Wiegers Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Wiegert.

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


Similar surnames: Wiebers, Wiemers, Wiggers, Wieters, Wiegert, Pieters, Hilgers

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Wiegers Family Origin

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Wiegers Family Occupations

What did your Wiegers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Boot Maker, Catholic Priest and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiegers. The most common Wiegers occupation in the USA was Boot Maker. 13% of Wiegers's were Boot Makers. A less common occupation for the Wiegers family was Keeping.

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  • Boot Maker

    13%
  • Catholic Priest

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping

    13%

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

Wiegers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wiegers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiegers 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wiegers. 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 Wiegers. For the veterans among your Wiegers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiegers Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiegers lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wiegers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Wiegers in 1953 was 62, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiegers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiegers 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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