What is the nationality of surname Weiner?

These days, any person can have any surname. However, the proud and noble German surname of Weiner derives from the Middle High German language word "wanne", a type of basket. Early members of the Weiner family were makers and/or sellers of winnowing fans, which were/are the baskets used to clean grain. Earliest records of this surname ermerge from Isny in 1250 A.D.