Wiens Family History

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Wiens Name Meaning

German: patronymic from a short form of a Germanic compound personal name beginning with wini ‘friend’.

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

Similar surnames: Wiech, Wien, Sien, Lien, Zins, Wilms, Bien, Wills, Sens, Dienes

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Wiens Family Origin

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Wiens Family Occupations

What did your Wiens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Artist Portrait and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wiens. 50% of Wiens men worked as an Artist Portrait and 67% of Wiens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wiens were School Master and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Artist Portrait
  • School Master

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Teacher

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

Wiens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Wiens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiens 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Wiens. 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 Wiens. For the veterans among your Wiens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiens Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiens lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Wiens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wiens in 1951 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiens

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