Wiener Family History

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Wiener Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Vienna, Austria (see Wien).

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

Similar surnames: Wieder, Biener, Wisner, Wiesner, Wieler, Widner, Wieser, Wisener

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Wiener Family Origin

Where is the Wiener family from?

Wiener Family Occupations

What did your Wiener ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wiener family was Tailor. The most common Wiener occupation in the USA was Farmer. 6% of Wiener's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiener.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Merchant

  • Tailor


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

Wiener Historical Records

What Wiener family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Wiener. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiener census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Wiener

Passenger List

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Wiener. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Wiener. For the veterans among your Wiener ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiener Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiener lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Wiener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wiener in 1947 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiener

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiener 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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