Wiesel Family History

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Wiesel Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Wiesel ‘weasel’, Middle High German wisele. As a German name this is a nickname; as a Jewish name it is generally an ornamental name. German: from Middle High German wisel ‘leader’.

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


Similar surnames: Wiesen, Kiesel, Winkel, Wiese, Weese, Zieser, Griesel, Fieser, Dresel

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Wiesel Family Origin

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Wiesel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Dressmaker

    10%
  • Gardner

    10%
  • Music Dealer

    10%

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In 1880, Farmer, Dressmaker and Gardner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiesel. The most common Wiesel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Wiesel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wiesel family was Music Dealer.

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Wiesel Historical Records

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Wiesel Life Expectancy

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