Weise Family History

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Weise Name Meaning

German: variant of Weis 1. Altered spelling of German Wiese.

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

Similar surnames: Weisz, Weiss, Weese, Wease, Meise, Weisse, Weiske, Weis, Reise, Geise

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Weise Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Weise name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Weise Family Origin

Where is the Weise family from?

Weise Family Occupations

What did your Weise ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Weise occupation in the UK was Accountant. 17% of Weise's were Accountants. Accountant, Commercial Foreign Correspt and Currier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weise. A less common occupation for the Weise family was Hat Manufacturer.

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  • Accountant

  • Commercial Foreign Correspt

  • Currier

  • Hat Manufacturer


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

Weise Historical Records

What Weise family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Weise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weise 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Weise. 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 37,000 military records available for the last name Weise. For the veterans among your Weise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weise Life Expectancy

What is the average Weise lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Weise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Weise in 1948 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weise

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weise 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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