Weiser Family History

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Weiser Name Meaning

nickname for a wise man, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wisen ‘to teach’. variant of Weisser.

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

Similar surnames: Weisser, Weisler, Heiser, Weisner, Leiser, Geiser, Reiser, Beiser

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Weiser Family Origin

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Weiser Family Occupations

What did your Weiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Weiser. 10% of Weiser men worked as a Private Means and 42% of Weiser women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weiser were Banker Industrial Manager Retired and Clerk (leather Merchant)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means
  • Aircraft Inspector
  • Assistant Works Manager
  • Banker Industrial Manager Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Austrian Refugee
  • Cashier (wholes
  • Clerk (leather Merchant)

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

Weiser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Weiser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weiser 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Weiser. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Weiser. For the veterans among your Weiser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weiser Life Expectancy

What is the average Weiser lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Weiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Weiser in 1943 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weiser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weiser 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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