Wedig Family History

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Wedig Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of Wedekind.

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

Similar surnames: Weigt, Weit, Emig, Weig, Wenig, Leidig, Budig, Oeding, Redig, Weidig

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Wedig Family Origin

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Wedig Family Occupations

What did your Wedig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Saloon Keeper, Cabinet Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wedig. The most common Wedig occupation in the USA was Saloon Keeper. 17% of Wedig's were Saloon Keepers. A less common occupation for the Wedig family was Barber.

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  • Saloon Keeper

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Farmer

  • Barber


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

Wedig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wedig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wedig 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 192 immigration records available for the last name Wedig. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 652 military records available for the last name Wedig. For the veterans among your Wedig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wedig Life Expectancy

What is the average Wedig lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wedig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Wedig in 1956 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wedig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wedig 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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