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Wireman Surname Meaning

Americanized form of German Weyermann (see Weyerman ) or Weiermann derivatives of Weyer or Weier with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’. Compare Wierman .

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


Similar surnames: Wiseman, Wierman, Wideman, Wileman, Wortman, Warman, Wiman, Werman

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Where is the Wireman family from?

You can see how Wireman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wireman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wireman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 16 Wireman families living in London. This was about 22% of all the recorded Wireman's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Wireman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wireman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wireman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Tailors Machinist and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Wireman. 100% of Wireman men worked as a Tailors Machinist and 87% of Wireman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Tailors Machinist
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    87%
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Wireman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wireman 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 204 immigration records available for the last name Wireman. 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 Wireman. For the veterans among your Wireman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wireman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Wireman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Wireman in 1957 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

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