Wies Name Meaning

German: variant of Wiese.

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


Similar surnames: Wiese, Pies, Wiss, Wees, Mies, Wiess, Gies, Sies, Wires, Wims

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Wies Family Origin

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Wies Family Occupations

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  • Work In Paper Mill

    29%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Farmer Son

    14%
  • Merchant

    14%

In 1881, Work In Paper Mill, Farmer and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wies. The most common Wies occupation in Canada was Work In Paper Mill. 29% of Wies's were Work In Paper Mills. A less common occupation for the Wies family was Merchant.

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Wies Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Wies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Wies in 1953 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wies

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