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Wiesner Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Wiesen, or topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow, a derivative of Middle High German wise ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Wiedner, Wiegner, Wiese, Wisner, Kiesler, Risner, Wieser, Willner

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Wiesner Family Origin

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Wiesner Family Occupations

What did your Wiesner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wiesner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Wiesner's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiesner. A less common occupation for the Wiesner family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Keeps House

    4%

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Wiesner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wiesner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiesner 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wiesner. 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 Wiesner. For the veterans among your Wiesner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiesner Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiesner lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Wiesner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wiesner in 1958 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiesner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiesner 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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