Wigle Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Weigel.

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


Similar surnames: Wygle, Wikle, Wible, Wiele, Weigle, Wykle, Wile, Weagle, Weigl

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Wigle Family Origin

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Wigle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Wagon Maker

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wigle family was Wagon Maker. The most common Wigle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Wigle's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wigle.

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Wigle Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Wigle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wigle in 1961 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wigle

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