Wiers Family History

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Wiers Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Wier.

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

Similar surnames: Diers, Wiens, Weiers, Ebers, Wichers, Eimers, Wilms, Wiess, Weers

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Wiers Family Origin

Where is the Wiers family from?

Wiers Family Occupations

What did your Wiers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wiers family was Blacksmith. The most common Wiers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Wiers's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Wiers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wiers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiers 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 540 immigration records available for the last name Wiers. 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 808 military records available for the last name Wiers. For the veterans among your Wiers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiers Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiers lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wiers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Wiers in 1963 was 73, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiers 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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