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Wierman Name Meaning

Variant of Wireman a surname of German origin. Americanized form of German Wiermann: derivative of Wier with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’. Dutch: topographic name from Middle Dutch wier(de) ‘artificial dwelling mound’ + man ‘man’. This surname is very rare in the Netherlands.

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


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

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Where is the Wierman family from?

You can see how Wierman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wierman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wierman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Wierman families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 80% of all the recorded Wierman's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Wierman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wierman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wierman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wierman. 28% of Wierman men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Wierman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wierman were Operator and Operator. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Operator
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    30%
  • Clerk
    30%
  • Teacher
    18%
  • Operator
    12%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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