Weiner Family History

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Weiner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a cartwright; central German form of Wagner. Altered spelling of Wiener. Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Yiddish vayner ‘wine merchant’, ‘keeper of a wine shop’.

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


Similar surnames: Leiner, Weider, Wainer, Feiner, Winer, Geier, Kelner, Weidner, Weinel

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Weiner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Weiner name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Weiner. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish

    53%

  • England & Wales

    17%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    8%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

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Weiner Family Origin

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Weiner Family Occupations

What did your Weiner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Weiner family was Wine Merchants Manager. Fishmonger, Manufrg Jeweller and Watchmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weiner. The most common Weiner occupation in the UK was Fishmonger. 20% of Weiner's were Fishmongers.

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  • Fishmonger

    20%
  • Manufrg Jeweller

    20%
  • Watchmaker

    20%
  • Wine Merchants Manager

    20%

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

Weiner Historical Records

What Weiner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 60,000 census records available for the last name Weiner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weiner 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 25,000 immigration records available for the last name Weiner. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Weiner. For the veterans among your Weiner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weiner Life Expectancy

What is the average Weiner lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Weiner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Weiner in 1943 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weiner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weiner 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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