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Wiechmann Surname Meaning

North German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements wīg ‘battle war’ + man ‘man’ (see Wichmann ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Wichmann, Wiegmann, Wierman, Tiedemann, Weichman, Rehmann, Wiechman

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Where is the Wiechmann family from?

You can see how Wiechmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wiechmann family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Wiechmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Wiechmann family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Wiechmann's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Wiechmann families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wiechmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wiechmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Private were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wiechmann. 48% of Wiechmann men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Wiechmann women worked as a Private. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wiechmann were Butcher and Saleswoman. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    48%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Janitor
    11%
  • Butcher
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Private
    43%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
  • Saleswoman
    29%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wiechmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiechmann census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wiechmann. 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 Cards

There are 948 military records available for the last name Wiechmann. For the veterans among your Wiechmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wiechmann lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wiechmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Wiechmann in 1962 was 95, and 87 in 2004.

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