Wiese Family History

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Wiese Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle High German wise ‘meadow’. habitational name for someone from any of various places called Wies, Wiese, Wiesa, or possibly also Wiesau.

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


Similar surnames: Wiesen, Wise, Weese, Wiehe, Wiesel, Liese, Wieser, Wege, Giese, Wire

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Wiese Family Origin

Where is the Wiese family from?

Wiese Family Occupations

What did your Wiese ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wiese occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Wiese's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiese. A less common occupation for the Wiese family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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

Wiese Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wiese Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiese lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wiese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wiese in 1952 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiese

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiese 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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