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Wein Surname Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German wīn German Wein ‘wine’ hence a metonymic occupational name for a wine merchant or producer or perhaps for a tavern keeper. As a Jewish name it may also be artificial. Compare Wyne German: from a short form of any of various ancient Germanic compound personal names beginning with the element wini ‘friend’ such as Winifrid or Winimar. German: variant of Wien .

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

Similar surnames: Mein, Lein, Bein, Nein, Fein, Hein, Rein, Dein, Weis, Weins

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Where is the Wein family from?

You can see how Wein families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wein family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wein families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 33 Wein families living in London. This was about 57% of all the recorded Wein's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Wein families in 1891.
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What did your Wein ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ledger Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Wein. 100% of Wein men worked as a Ledger Clerk and 79% of Wein women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Ledger Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Clerk (bookkeeping)
  • Tailoress
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Passenger Lists

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There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Wein. For the veterans among your Wein ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wein lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wein life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wein in 1954 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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