Wees Family History

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Wees Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Weese.

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

Similar surnames: Dees, Hees, Weese, Kees, Nees, Rees, Weers, Wee, Fees, Sees

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Wees Family Origin

Where is the Wees family from?

Wees Family Occupations

What did your Wees ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wees occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Wees's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wees family was Laborer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wees.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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

Wees Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wees. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wees 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 950 immigration records available for the last name Wees. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wees. For the veterans among your Wees ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wees Life Expectancy

What is the average Wees lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Wees life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Wees in 1955 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wees

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wees 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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