Wedin Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of an uncertain first element (possibly representing a place name formed with Ved- ‘wood’, ‘forest’) + the common adjectival suffix -in (from Latin -inius).

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


Similar surnames: Ledin, Weldin, Wein, Weder, Hedin, Medin, Bodin, Levin, Medlin, Padin

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Wedin Family Origin

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Wedin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Carriage Trimmer

    13%
  • Minister

    13%
  • Piano Forte Maker

    13%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carriage Trimmer and Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wedin. The most common Wedin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Wedin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wedin family was Piano Forte Maker.

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Wedin Historical Records

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Wedin Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Wedin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wedin in 1951 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wedin

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