Wiese Family History

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Wiese Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle High German wise ‘meadow’. habitational name for someone from any of various places called Wies, Wiese, Wiesa, or possibly also Wiesau.

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


Similar surnames: Wiesen, Wise, Weese, Wiehe, Wiesel, Liese, Wieser, Wege, Giese, Wire

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Wiese Family Origin

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Wiese Family Occupations

What did your Wiese ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Asst Supt Sugar Beet Factory and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wiese. 50% of Wiese men worked as an Asst Supt Sugar Beet Factory and 23% of Wiese women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wiese were Grocer general Dealer (sal and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Asst Supt Sugar Beet Factory
    50%
  • Grocer general Dealer (sal
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    23%
  • Hosiery Lockstitch Machini
    12%
  • Nil
    12%
  • Private Means
    12%

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

Wiese Historical Records

What Wiese family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Wiese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiese 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Wiese. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Wiese. For the veterans among your Wiese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiese Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiese lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wiese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wiese in 1952 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiese

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiese 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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