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Wenninger Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from various places in the Swiss canton of Zürich: Oberweningen, Niederweningen, or Weiningen (formerly Weningen); or from various places in Germany including Wehningen in Hannover and Venningen (formerly Wenningen) in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Weininger, Menninger, Denninger, Henninger, Benninger, Wenzinger

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Wenninger Family Origin

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Wenninger Family Occupations

What did your Wenninger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wenninger. 10% of Wenninger men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Wenninger women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wenninger were Clerk and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Baker
    5%
  • Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    15%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%

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

Wenninger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wenninger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wenninger 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 643 immigration records available for the last name Wenninger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Wenninger. For the veterans among your Wenninger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wenninger Life Expectancy

What is the average Wenninger lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Wenninger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Wenninger in 1944 was 25, and 87 in 2004.

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