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Wisdom Family History

Wisdom Name Meaning
English: nickname for a wise or learned person, from Middle English wisdom ‘wisdom’.

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

295,777 Historical Documents with Wisdom on Ancestry.com
48,289 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,188 Military Records
2,159 Immigration Records
35,124 Census and Voter Lists
205,017 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wisdom Families

  • Number of Wisdom families
     57 - 112
     20 - 56
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wisdom families
     121 - 240
     41 - 120
     1 - 40
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wisdom families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wisdom census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Wisdom 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 Wisdom families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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

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Wisdom Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Wisdom 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 Wisdom

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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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Wisdom Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wisdom census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Wisdom ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Wisdom Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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