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Wiser Family History

Wiser Name Meaning
Spelling variant of Wieser.Probably an Americanized spelling of German Weiser.

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

94,652 Historical Documents with Wiser on Ancestry.com
20,239 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,294 Military Records
1,016 Immigration Records
17,732 Census and Voter Lists
52,371 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wiser Families

  • Number of Wiser families
     45 - 88
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wiser families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wiser families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wiser census records

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

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Wiser Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Wiser 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 Wiser

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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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Wiser Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wiser census records

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Wiser Civil War Service Records

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