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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

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Wierman Family Occupations

What did your Wierman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wierman. 14% of Wierman men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Wierman women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wierman were Operator and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    14%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Proprietor
    4%
  • Operator
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    5%

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

Wierman Historical Records

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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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