Wiersma Family History

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Wiersma Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from Wier.

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


Similar surnames: Wiersema, Piersma, Wiers, Wierman, Sietsema, Wierenga, Heerema

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Wiersma Family Origin

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Wiersma Family Occupations

What did your Wiersma ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Works In Saw Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wiersma. The most common Wiersma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wiersma's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    50%

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

Wiersma Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wiersma Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiersma lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Wiersma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wiersma in 1946 was 27, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiersma

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiersma 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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