Wiess Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Wies.

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


Similar surnames: Kiess, Wies, Wiese, Niess, Wiss, Wiens, Liess, Gess, Wess, Wiers

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Wiess Family Origin

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Wiess Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Wiess occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Wiess's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiess. A less common occupation for the Wiess family was Farm Laborer.

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Wiess Historical Records

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Wiess Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2003, Wiess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wiess in 1954 was 80, and 93 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiess

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