Wiemer Family History

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Wiemer Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wig ‘battle’, ‘war’ + mar ‘famous’.

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

Similar surnames: Wieber, Wilmer, Siemer, Wieger, Wicker, Wimmer, Nimmer, Witter

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Wiemer Family Origin

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Wiemer Family Occupations

What did your Wiemer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wiemer family was Baker. The most common Wiemer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wiemer's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiemer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Baker


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

Wiemer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Wiemer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiemer 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 932 immigration records available for the last name Wiemer. 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 Wiemer. For the veterans among your Wiemer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiemer Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiemer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Wiemer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Wiemer in 1960 was 51, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiemer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiemer 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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