Wieland Family History

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Wieland Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wig ‘war’ + land ‘land’, ‘territory’. This name was borne by the supernaturally skilled smith of Germanic folk legend, and for this reason it may in part have been given as a nickname to blacksmiths. Jewish (Ashkenazic): presumably an adoption of the German surname.

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

Similar surnames: Rieland, Nieland, Wickland, Wiegand, Eland, Wiland, Weinland, Willard

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Wieland Family Origin

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Wieland Family Occupations

What did your Wieland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wieland family was Independent. The most common Wieland occupation in the UK was Gas Fitter. 27% of Wieland's were Gas Fitters. Gas Fitter, Butcher and Clerk To Shipwowner And Public Lecturer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wieland.

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  • Gas Fitter

  • Butcher

  • Clerk To Shipwowner And Public Lecturer

  • Independent


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

Wieland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Wieland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wieland 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Wieland. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Wieland. For the veterans among your Wieland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wieland Life Expectancy

What is the average Wieland lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Wieland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Wieland in 1945 was 23, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wieland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wieland 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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