Wiesenthal Family History

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Wiesenthal Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various places called Wiesent(h)al. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Wiese ‘meadow’ + Tal ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Lilienthal, Rosenthal, Lowenthal, Schoenthal, Wiesen, Wiesenfeld

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Wiesenthal Family Origin

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Wiesenthal Family Occupations

What did your Wiesenthal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wiesenthal occupation in the USA was Carriage Trimmer. 33% of Wiesenthal's were Carriage Trimmers. A less common occupation for the Wiesenthal family was Pedler. Carriage Trimmer and Musician were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wiesenthal.

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  • Carriage Trimmer

  • Musician

  • Pedler


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

Wiesenthal Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wiesenthal Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiesenthal lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wiesenthal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Wiesenthal in 1956 was 51, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiesenthal 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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