Wied Family History

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Wied Name Meaning

topographic name from Middle High German wide ‘willow’ + man. topographic name from Middle High German widem ‘prebend’, ‘land endowed to a church’.

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

Similar surnames: Wild, Wind, Ried, Wien, Lind, Lier, Lied, Wier, Gier, Bies

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Wied Family Origin

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Wied Family Occupations

What did your Wied ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wied. 19% of Wied men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Wied women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wied were Clerk and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Butcher
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Ass Country Maker
  • Clerk

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

Wied Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wied. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wied 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 563 immigration records available for the last name Wied. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wied. For the veterans among your Wied ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wied Life Expectancy

What is the average Wied lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Wied life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Wied in 1946 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wied 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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