Wierenga Family History

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Wierenga Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wig ‘battle’, ‘war’ + rik ‘powerful’.

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


Similar surnames: Sieren, Sikkenga, Werner, Wielenga, Wiersma, Heeringa, Fiorenza

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Wierenga Family Origin

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Wierenga Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Coachman

    10%
  • Fruit Grower

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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In 1880, Farmer, Coachman and Fruit Grower were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wierenga. The most common Wierenga occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wierenga's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wierenga family was Keeping House.

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Wierenga Historical Records

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Wierenga Life Expectancy

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