Weed Family History

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Weed Name Meaning

English: nickname for an irascible person, from Old English wed ‘fury’, ‘rage’. Americanized form of Dutch Weeda.

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

Similar surnames: Seed, Wead, Leed, Peed, Beed, Weede, Week, Deeds, Weeda, Weld

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Weed Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Weed name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Weed. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Weed Family Origin

Where is the Weed family from?

Weed Family Occupations

What did your Weed ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Weed occupation in Canada was Farmer. 54% of Weed's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Weed family was Mill Write & Carpenter. Farmer, Journalist and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weed.

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  • Farmer

  • Journalist

  • Butcher

  • Mill Write & Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Weed ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Weed Historical Records

What Weed family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 68,000 census records available for the last name Weed. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weed 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Weed. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 13,000 military records available for the last name Weed. For the veterans among your Weed ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weed Life Expectancy

What is the average Weed lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Weed life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Weed in 1943 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weed

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weed 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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