Wiersema Family History

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Wiersema Name Meaning

Frisian: variant of Wiersma.

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

Similar surnames: Wiersma, Boersema, Boerema, Ritsema, Herrema, Wierda, Piersma

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Wiersema Family Origin

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Wiersema Family Occupations

What did your Wiersema ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wiersema family was Laborer. The most common Wiersema occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Wiersema's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Dealer In Dry Goods were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiersema.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Dealer In Dry Goods

  • Laborer


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Wiersema Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wiersema Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiersema lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wiersema life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wiersema in 1952 was 48, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiersema 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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