Wireman Family History

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Wireman Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Wiermann, a variant of Wier, with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

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

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Wireman Family Origin

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Wireman Family 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 UK named Wireman. 5% of Wireman men worked as a Tailors Machinist and 57% of Wireman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wireman were Builder Labourer and Book Keeper typist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Tailors Machinist
  • Beer Wine spirit Merchant (ret
  • Boot Repairer
  • Builder Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic Dutie
  • Book Keeper typist

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

Wireman Historical Records

What Wireman family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Wireman Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wireman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wireman 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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