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Willison Family History

Willison Name Meaning
English: patronymic from the personal name Will.

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

146,956 Historical Documents with Willison on Ancestry.com
33,323 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,880 Military Records
2,726 Immigration Records
36,354 Census and Voter Lists
70,673 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Willison Families

  • Number of Willison families
     67 - 132
     23 - 66
     1 - 22
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Willison families
     59 - 115
     20 - 58
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Willison families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Willison census records

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Willison Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Willison families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Willison Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Willison families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Willison

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Willison Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Willison census records

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Willison Civil War Service Records

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