Wee Name Meaning

Norwegian: variant of Vee. Dutch: variant of Wei. Chinese : see Wei.

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

Similar surnames: Wey, Lee, Wei, Yee, Ree, Pee, Jee, Week, Wees, Hee

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Wee Family Origin

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Wee Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Wee occupation in the UK was Cook (N D). 100% of Wee's were Cook (N D)s.

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  • Cook (N D)


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Wee Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Wee. For the veterans among your Wee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wee Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wee in 1952 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

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