Wiessner Family History

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Wiessner Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Wiesner.

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


Similar surnames: Wissner, Weesner, Wissler, Wishner, Flessner, Wesner, Gessner

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Wiessner Family Origin

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Wiessner Family Occupations

What did your Wiessner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wiessner occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 20% of Wiessner's were Clerk In Stores. Clerk In Store, Hatter Sizer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiessner. A less common occupation for the Wiessner family was Paper Carrier.

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  • Clerk In Store

    20%
  • Hatter Sizer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Paper Carrier

    20%

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

Wiessner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wiessner Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiessner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wiessner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Wiessner in 1961 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiessner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiessner 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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