Wiedmeyer Family History

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Wiedmeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who worked on land that had been endowed to a prebendary (Middle High German widem).

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


Similar surnames: Tiemeyer, Wedemeyer, Wittmeyer, Nordmeyer, Niemeyer, Sandmeyer

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Wiedmeyer Family Origin

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Wiedmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Wiedmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wiedmeyer. 25% of Wiedmeyer men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Wiedmeyer women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wiedmeyer were Farm Laborer and Parting

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Farming
    9%
  • Farm Hand
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Housework
    17%
  • Cover Frames For Press
    9%
  • Parting
    9%

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

Wiedmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 770 census records available for the last name Wiedmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiedmeyer 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 165 immigration records available for the last name Wiedmeyer. 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 129 military records available for the last name Wiedmeyer. For the veterans among your Wiedmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiedmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiedmeyer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Wiedmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wiedmeyer in 1958 was 24, and 101 in 2004.

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