Weidenfeller Family History

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Weidenfeller Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): variant of German Weidenfelder, a topographic name based on Middle High German weide ‘pasture’, ‘hunting ground’ + feld ‘open country’.

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


Similar surnames: Rockefeller, Ashenfelter, Wedemeyer, Teffeteller, Weismiller

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Weidenfeller Family Origin

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Weidenfeller Family Occupations

What did your Weidenfeller ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Weidenfeller. 11% of Weidenfeller men worked as a Carpenter and 15% of Weidenfeller women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weidenfeller were Clerk and Credit Mag

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    15%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Credit Mag
    5%

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

Weidenfeller Historical Records

What Weidenfeller family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Weidenfeller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weidenfeller 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 67 immigration records available for the last name Weidenfeller. 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 382 military records available for the last name Weidenfeller. For the veterans among your Weidenfeller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weidenfeller Life Expectancy

What is the average Weidenfeller lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Weidenfeller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Weidenfeller in 1961 was 60, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weidenfeller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weidenfeller 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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