History of your Surname
Get access to Wisselink family records.Start a free trial

Wisselink Family History

Wisselink Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Wissink, Hesselink, Asselin, Wessling, Wassink, Nibbelink, Wissing

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Wisselink family from?

You can see how Wisselink families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wisselink family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 6 Wisselink families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Wisselink's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Wisselink families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wisselink surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wisselink ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wisselink ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

What Wisselink family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 59 census records available for the last name Wisselink. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wisselink census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Wisselink

Passenger Lists

There are 48 immigration records available for the last name Wisselink. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Wisselink immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 35 military records available for the last name Wisselink. For the veterans among your Wisselink ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Wisselink military records

You've only scratched the surface of Wisselink family history

Discover More

What is the average Wisselink lifespan?

Between 1994 and 2001, in the United States, Wisselink life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wisselink in 1994 was 81, and 94 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wisselink

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Wisselink family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Wisselink last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial