Wigner Family History

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Wigner Name Meaning

German: occupational name from an agent derivative of Middle High German wigen ‘to weigh’.

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

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Wigner Family Origin

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Wigner Family Occupations

What did your Wigner ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Miner

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

In 1880, the most common Wigner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Wigner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wigner family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Carpenter and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wigner.

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Wigner Historical Records

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Wigner Life Expectancy

What is the average Wigner lifespan?

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Famous Wigner Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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