Wies Family History

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Wies Name Meaning

German: variant of Wiese.

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


Similar surnames: Wiese, Pies, Wiss, Wees, Mies, Wiess, Gies, Sies, Wires, Wims

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Wies Family Origin

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Wies Family Occupations

What did your Wies ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wies family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wies. The most common Wies occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Wies's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Wies Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wies Life Expectancy

What is the average Wies lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Wies in 1953 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wies

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wies 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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