Weidel Family History

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Weidel Name Meaning

German: topographic name from Middle High German widelin ‘willow twig or shoot’, ‘willow sapling’.

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

Similar surnames: Weide, Weiden, Weider, Weixel, Wendel, Weibel, Reidel, Keidel, Weinel

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Weidel Family Origin

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Weidel Family Occupations

What did your Weidel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Wife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Weidel. 9% of Weidel men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Weidel women worked as a House Wife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weidel were Carpenter and Aeerno Tuoo

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Wife
  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Aeerno Tuoo

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

Weidel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Weidel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weidel 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 658 immigration records available for the last name Weidel. 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 725 military records available for the last name Weidel. For the veterans among your Weidel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weidel Life Expectancy

What is the average Weidel lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Weidel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Weidel in 1952 was 60, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weidel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weidel 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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