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Weese Name Meaning

German and Dutch (de Weese): descriptive epithet for an orphan, Middle Low German we(e)se. North German: topographic name from Middle Low German wese (modern German Wiese) ‘meadow’, ‘pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Reese, Feese, Heese, Beese, Wiese, Neese, Meese, Lees, Welge, Wees

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Weese Family Origin

Where is the Weese family from?

Weese Family Occupations

What did your Weese ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Weese. 31% of Weese men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Weese women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weese were Merchant and Insurance

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Labourer
    11%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Merchant
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Saleslady
    23%
  • Book Keeper
    12%
  • Comfiler
    12%
  • Insurance
    12%

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

Weese Historical Records

What Weese family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Weese. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weese 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Weese. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Weese. For the veterans among your Weese ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weese Life Expectancy

What is the average Weese lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Weese life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Weese in 1944 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weese

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weese 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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