Wiebe Name Meaning

German: from a short form of any of various Germanic personal names beginning with wig ‘battle’, ‘war’.

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


Similar surnames: Wieber, Wiebke, Riebe, Wible, Wibben, Siebe, Wobbe, Sieve, Riewe

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Wiebe Family Origin

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Wiebe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Cigar Maker

    10%
  • Barber Shop

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wiebe family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Barber Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiebe. The most common Wiebe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Wiebe's were Farmers.

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Wiebe Historical Records

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Wiebe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Wiebe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Wiebe in 1954 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiebe

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