Wiig Family History

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Wiig Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: variant spelling of Vig.

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


Similar surnames: Weig, Wing, Wike, Wait, Wang, Wix, Weix, Wilz, Bisig, Wein

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Wiig Family Origin

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Wiig Family Occupations

What did your Wiig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wiig occupation in the USA was Boiler Maker. 50% of Wiig's were Boiler Makers. Boiler Maker and Restaurant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wiig.

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  • Boiler Maker

    50%
  • Restaurant

    50%

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

Wiig Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wiig Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiig lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Wiig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Wiig in 1957 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiig 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.

Famous Wiig Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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