Wiegner Family History

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Wiegner Name Meaning

German: probably an occupational name for a scale maker, Middle High German wiger, or for a cradle maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wige, wiege ‘cradle’, ‘crib’.

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

Similar surnames: Wigner, Wiedner, Wiesner, Fieger, Biener, Wisener, Willner, Wiener

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Wiegner Family Origin

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Wiegner Family Occupations

What did your Wiegner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiegner. A less common occupation for the Wiegner family was Cab. Maker. The most common Wiegner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Wiegner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Cab. Maker


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

Wiegner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wiegner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiegner 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 352 immigration records available for the last name Wiegner. 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 542 military records available for the last name Wiegner. For the veterans among your Wiegner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiegner Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiegner lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wiegner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Wiegner in 1953 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiegner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiegner 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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