Weers Family History

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Weers Name Meaning

Dutch and German: nickname for someone thought to resemble a ram or wether, from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German weder, weer ‘ram’, ‘wether’.

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


Similar surnames: Weerts, Sweers, Weese, Hees, Wees, Beers, Wert, Lees, Ebers, Weiers

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Weers Family Origin

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Weers Family Occupations

What did your Weers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Weers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Weers's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weers. A less common occupation for the Weers family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%

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

Weers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Weers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weers 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 607 immigration records available for the last name Weers. 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 437 military records available for the last name Weers. For the veterans among your Weers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weers Life Expectancy

What is the average Weers lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Weers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Weers in 1958 was 59, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weers 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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