Wieler Family History

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Wieler Name Meaning

German: perhaps a topographic name from Middle High German wuol, wüele ‘waterhole’ + -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. habitational name for someone from a place named Wiehl or Wielen (see Wiele).

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

Similar surnames: Bieler, Wieder, Wiele, Kieler, Sieler, Sieker, Wiener, Bieber, Wieser

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Wieler Family Origin

Where is the Wieler family from?

Wieler Family Occupations

What did your Wieler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Servant and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wieler. A less common occupation for the Wieler family was Harness Maker. The most common Wieler occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Wieler's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Servant

  • Going To School

  • Harness Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wieler ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wieler Historical Records

What Wieler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wieler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wieler 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 940 immigration records available for the last name Wieler. 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 586 military records available for the last name Wieler. For the veterans among your Wieler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wieler Life Expectancy

What is the average Wieler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wieler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Wieler in 1962 was 83, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wieler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wieler 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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