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Wissar Family History

Wissar Name Meaning

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

257 Historical Documents with Wissar on Ancestry
163 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4 Military Records
4 Immigration Records
48 Census and Voter Lists
38 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wissar Families

  • Number of Wissar families
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wissar census records

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Wissar Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Wissar

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Wissar Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wissar census records

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Military Service by Wissar

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