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Weiker Name Meaning

German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Wigheri composed of the elements wīg ‘battle fight’ + heri ‘army’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Weimer, Weipert, Wenker, Eiker, Leiker, Werner, Geimer, Weiler

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Where is the Weiker family from?

You can see how Weiker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weiker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Weiker families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Weiker families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Weiker's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Weiker families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Weiker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Weiker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Weiker. 43% of Weiker men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Weiker women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weiker were Salesman and Housewife. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Clerk
  • Maid
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Weiker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weiker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 237 immigration records available for the last name Weiker. 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 Cards

There are 395 military records available for the last name Weiker. For the veterans among your Weiker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weiker lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Weiker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Weiker in 1963 was 79, and 81 in 2004.

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