Wiebe Family History

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Wiebe Name Meaning

German: from a short form of any of various Germanic personal names beginning with wig ‘battle’, ‘war’.

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


Similar surnames: Wieber, Wiebke, Riebe, Wible, Wibben, Siebe, Wobbe, Sieve, Riewe

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Wiebe Family Origin

Where is the Wiebe family from?

Wiebe Family Occupations

What did your Wiebe ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Wiebe. 61% of Wiebe men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Wiebe women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wiebe were Laborer and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    61%
  • Farmers Son
    11%
  • Labourer
    6%
  • Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Seamstress
    6%

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

Wiebe Historical Records

What Wiebe family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Wiebe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiebe 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Wiebe. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Wiebe. For the veterans among your Wiebe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiebe Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiebe lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wiebe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Wiebe in 1954 was 54, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiebe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiebe 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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