Weems Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Wemyss, reflecting the usual pronunciation of that name.

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


Similar surnames: Weeks, Lees, Wims, Ziems, Wees, Meers, Herms, Hees, Kees, Rees

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Weems Family Origin

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Weems Family Occupations

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  • Charwoman

    40%
  • Pattern Maker

    20%
  • Retired Engineer

    20%
  • Retired Iron Mourder

    20%

In 1881, Charwoman, Pattern Maker and Retired Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weems. The most common Weems occupation in the UK was Charwoman. 40% of Weems's were Charwomans. A less common occupation for the Weems family was Retired Iron Mourder.

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Weems Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Weems life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Weems in 1940 was 34, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weems

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