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Wiesmann Surname Meaning

German:: topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow from Middle High German wise ‘pasture meadow’ + man. perhaps an altered form of Weissmann .

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


Similar surnames: Wiesemann, Wesemann, Wissmann, Wegmann, Weismann, Wiemann, Wiegmann

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Where is the Wiesmann family from?

You can see how Wiesmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wiesmann family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Wiesmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Wiesmann families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Wiesmann's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Wiesmann families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wiesmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wiesmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer Home was the top reported job for people in the USA named Wiesmann. 17% of Wiesmann men worked as a Laborer Home. .

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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

  • Laborer Home
    17%
  • Engineer
    17%
  • Janitor
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wiesmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiesmann 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 468 immigration records available for the last name Wiesmann. 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 Wiesmann. For the veterans among your Wiesmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wiesmann lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wiesmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wiesmann in 1963 was 68, and 74 in 2004.

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