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Wiener Family History

Wiener Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Vienna, Austria (see Wien).

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

Similar surnames: Wieder, Biener, Wisner, Wiesner, Wieler, Widner, Wieser, Wisener

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Where is the Wiener family from?

You can see how Wiener families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wiener family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wiener families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 15 Wiener families living in Manitoba. This was about 71% of all the recorded Wiener's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Wiener families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wiener surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wiener ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Wiener. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
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What Wiener family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Wiener. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiener census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Wiener. 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 Cards

There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Wiener. For the veterans among your Wiener ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wiener lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Wiener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wiener in 1947 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

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