Wenman Family History

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Wenman Name Meaning

English: variant of Wainman. Swedish: ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element, Venn or Vänn (found as a place-name element, of many possible origins) + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Henman, Edman, Wehman, Werman, Wedman, Wierman, Derman, Hegman

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Wenman Family Origin

Where is the Wenman family from?

Wenman Family Occupations

What did your Wenman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wenman. A less common occupation for the Wenman family was Bricklayers Lab. The most common Wenman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Wenman's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Bricklayers Lab


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

Wenman Historical Records

What Wenman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Wenman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wenman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wenman. 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 744 military records available for the last name Wenman. For the veterans among your Wenman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wenman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wenman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Wenman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Wenman in 1953 was 32, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wenman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wenman 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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