Wiech Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name beginning with wig ‘battle’, ‘war’. Polish: from the personal name Wiech, a pet form of any of several Old Polish names beginning with Wie-, e.g. Wielislaw, from wieli- ‘great’ + slaw ‘glory’.

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


Similar surnames: Wich, Swiech, Rieck, Mich, Wiebe, Weich, Piech, Wisch, Zilch, Wiens

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Wiech Family Origin

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Wiech Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Wiech occupation in the USA was Farming. 100% of Wiech's were Farmings.

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Wiech Historical Records

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Wiech Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Wiech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Wiech in 1956 was 56, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiech

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