Wierman Family History

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Wierman Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements waro ‘guard’, ‘protection’ + man ‘man’. German (Wiermann): variant of Wier, with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Werman, Warman, Pierman, Derman, Wilderman, Gierman, Eilerman, German

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Wierman Family Origin

Where is the Wierman family from?

Wierman Family Occupations

What did your Wierman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wierman family was Carpenter. The most common Wierman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Wierman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wierman.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Wierman Historical Records

What Wierman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wierman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wierman 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 252 immigration records available for the last name Wierman. 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 710 military records available for the last name Wierman. For the veterans among your Wierman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wierman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wierman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Wierman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Wierman in 1943 was 28, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wierman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wierman 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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