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Wiemken Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Wiemer.

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

Similar surnames: Siefken, Tieken, Tienken, Dieken, Wiebke, Wilken, Ziemke, Siefke

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Where is the Wiemken family from?

You can see how Wiemken families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wiemken family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Wiemken families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Wiemken families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Wiemken's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Wiemken families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wiemken surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wiemken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Wiemken. 75% of Wiemken men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farming
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What Wiemken family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 424 census records available for the last name Wiemken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiemken census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 56 immigration records available for the last name Wiemken. 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 Cards

There are 221 military records available for the last name Wiemken. For the veterans among your Wiemken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wiemken lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wiemken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wiemken in 1954 was 46, and 92 in 2004.

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