Widmyer Family History

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Widmyer Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and French (Alsatian) Wiedmeyer.

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


Similar surnames: Widmayer, Widmeyer, Wiedmer, Whitmyer, Simmer, Widmaier, Widener

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Widmyer Family Origin

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Widmyer Family Occupations

What did your Widmyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Widmyer. A less common occupation for the Widmyer family was Barber. The most common Widmyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Widmyer's were Farmers.

View Census data for Widmyer | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Barber

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Widmyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Widmyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Widmyer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Widmyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Widmyer in 1957 was 60, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Widmyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Widmyer 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.

Famous Widmyer Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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