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Wisniewski Family History

Wisniewski Name Meaning
Polish (Wisniewski): habitational name for someone from any of the many places in Poland called Wisniewo, Wisniew, or Wisniewa, named with wisnia ‘cherry’.

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

113,208 Historical Documents with Wisniewski on Ancestry.com
40,191 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,042 Military Records
6,675 Immigration Records
23,666 Census and Voter Lists
31,634 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wisniewski Families

  • Number of Wisniewski families
     94 - 186
     32 - 93
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wisniewski families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wisniewski last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wisniewski census records

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Wisniewski Family Origin

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Wisniewski Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Wisniewski

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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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Wisniewski Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wisniewski census records

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

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Military Service by Wisniewski

Did the Wisniewskis fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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