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Wiegmann Surname Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Wiechmann, Wichmann, Wierman, Wegmann, Ziemann, Wiesmann, Wittmann

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Where is the Wiegmann family from?

You can see how Wiegmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wiegmann family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Wiegmann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 25 Wiegmann families living in Missouri. This was about 39% of all the recorded Wiegmann's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Wiegmann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wiegmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wiegmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wiegmann. 28% of Wiegmann men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Wiegmann women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wiegmann were Laborer and Housekeeper. .

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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
    28%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    40%
  • Helper
    20%
  • Bookkeeper
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wiegmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiegmann 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 Wiegmann. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wiegmann. For the veterans among your Wiegmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wiegmann lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wiegmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wiegmann in 1959 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

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