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Wyss Family History

Wyss Name Meaning
Swiss German: Alemannic form of Weiss.

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

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12,570 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,547 Military Records
2,130 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Wyss Families

  • Number of Wyss families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wyss families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wyss families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wyss census records

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Wyss Family Origin

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Wyss Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Wyss

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Wyss Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wyss census records

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Wyss Civil War Service Records

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