Wigren Family History

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Wigren Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the place-name element vi- (representing either Old Norse viðr ‘forest’ or vé ‘(pagan) sacred place’)+ gren ‘branch’.

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


Similar surnames: Wien, Gren, Mogren, Edgren, Nygren, Bogren, Ogren, Wilden, Widen

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Wigren Family Origin

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Wigren Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Clergyman

    17%
  • Minister

    17%
  • Tailor

    17%

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In 1880, Farmer, Clergyman and Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wigren. A less common occupation for the Wigren family was Tailor. The most common Wigren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wigren's were Farmers.

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Wigren Historical Records

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Wigren Life Expectancy

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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