Wenner Family History

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Wenner Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name, probably from the name of lake Vänern. Like Wenn-, Wenner- was commonly used to form ornamental compounds in Swedish. German: variant of Wanner.

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

Similar surnames: Henner, Penner, Jenner, Benner, Weiner, Kenner, Venner, Denner

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Wenner Family Origin

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Wenner Family Occupations

What did your Wenner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agent & Comm Merchant Woollen & Cotton Goods and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wenner. The most common Wenner occupation in the UK was Agent & Comm Merchant Woollen & Cotton Goods. 50% of Wenner's were Agent & Comm Merchant Woollen & Cotton Goodss.

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  • Agent & Comm Merchant Woollen & Cotton Goods

  • Labourer


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

Wenner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wenner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wenner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wenner. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wenner. For the veterans among your Wenner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wenner Life Expectancy

What is the average Wenner lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Wenner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Wenner in 1950 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wenner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wenner 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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