Wigle Family History

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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

What did your Wigle ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Wagon Maker

    5%

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

Wigle Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wigle Life Expectancy

What is the average Wigle lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wigle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wigle 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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