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Wegmann Family History

Wegmann Surname Meaning

German: topographic name for someone living by a main highway from Middle High German wëc weg ‘way street’ + man ‘man’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Seemann, Stegmann, Rehmann, Wiegmann, Bermann, Wesemann, Weidmann

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Where is the Wegmann family from?

You can see how Wegmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wegmann family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Wegmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 4 Wegmann families living in London. This was about 80% of all the recorded Wegmann's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Wegmann families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wegmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wegmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wegmann. 29% of Wegmann men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Wegmann women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wegmann were Proprietor and Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Farm Laborer
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Secretary
    23%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wegmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wegmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wegmann. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Wegmann. For the veterans among your Wegmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wegmann lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Wegmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wegmann in 1957 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

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