Wiman Family History

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Wiman Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wyman. North German: perhaps an altered spelling of Weimann. Swedish: ornamental name from Old Norse viðr ‘forest’ + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Widman, Wikman, Witman, Wyman, Wisman, Edman, Aikman, Weyman, Wildman

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Wiman Family Origin

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Wiman Family Occupations

What did your Wiman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wiman occupation in Canada was Bookbinder. 50% of Wiman's were Bookbinders. Bookbinder and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wiman.

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  • Bookbinder

  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wiman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wiman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Wiman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wiman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wiman. 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 594 military records available for the last name Wiman. For the veterans among your Wiman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wiman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wiman lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wiman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wiman in 1954 was 37, and 91 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wiman 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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