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Weaver (surname)

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Weaver is a surname.


Geographical Distribution

At the time of the United Kingdom Census of 1881, the frequency of the surname Weaver was highest in the following counties:

As of 2014, the frequency of the surname was highest in the following countries and territories:

As of 2014, 85.5% of all known bearers of the surname Weaver were residents of the United States. The frequency of the surname was higher than national average in the following U.S. states:

As of 2014, the frequency of the surname was highest (over 10 times the national average) in the following U.S. counties:


Notable people with the surname include:

  • Al Weaver (born 1981), British stage actor
  • Amos Weaver, Philippine–American War Medal of Honor recipient
  • Blayne Weaver (born 1976), US actor
  • Buck Weaver (1890–1956), US baseball player
  • "Charley Weaver", comic persona of Cliff Arquette
  • Clement Weaver (1620–1683), member of House of Deputies, Colony of Rhode Island, 1678
  • Dennis Weaver, (1924–2006), US actor
  • Doodles Weaver (1911–1983), US comic and actor; brother of Pat Weaver, uncle of Sigourney Weaver
  • Earl Weaver (1930–2013), Major League Baseball manager
  • Edmund Weaver (astronomer) (1683–1748), astronomer
  • Edmund Weaver (MP) (1610-1672), English member of the House of Commons
  • George Weaver (disambiguation), multiple people
  • Henry A. Weaver (1820–1890), Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1857 to 1860.
  • Henry Grady Weaver (1889–1949), author of The Mainspring of Human Progress, General Motors executive
  • Jacki Weaver, an Australian theatre, film, and television actress
  • James Weaver (disambiguation), multiple people
  • Jered Weaver (born 1982), US baseball player for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
  • Jeff Weaver (born 1976), US baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers
  • John Weaver (disambiguation), multiple people
  • Leonard Weaver, fullback for the Philadelphia Eagles
  • Mike Weaver (boxer) (born 1952), boxer
  • Mike Weaver (ice hockey) (born 1978), NHL ice hockey player
  • Nicky Weaver (born 1979), English footballer
  • Sylvester "Pat" Weaver (1908–2002), US television executive, father of actress Sigourney Weaver, brother of Doodles Weaver
  • Patty Weaver (born 1955), American actress
  • Pauline Weaver (1797–1867), mountain man, trapper, prospector, scout for the Mormon Battalion and Civil War armies
  • Randy Weaver, the initial reason and target of the Ruby Ridge siege.
  • Richard C. Weaver, better known as the "Handshake Man"
  • Richard M. Weaver (1910–1963), US scholar and author
  • Richard Weaver (MP) (1575–1642), English member of the House of Commons
  • Robert C. Weaver (1907–1997), first US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and first African-American to hold cabinet-level position
  • Robert Weaver (MP) (1630-1687), English member of the House of Commons
  • Sigourney Weaver (born 1949), US actress, daughter of Pat Weaver, and niece of Doodles Weaver
  • Stanley B. Weaver (1925-2003), American politician and funeral director
  • Warren Weaver (1894–1978), mathematician and author of Weaver's memorandum for machine translation
  • William Weaver (1923–2013), translator
  • References

    Weaver (surname) Wikipedia

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