Biswanger Family History

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Biswanger 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: Swanger, Niswonger, Niswander, Beiswanger, Stanger, Sanger, Kissinger

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Biswanger Family Origin

Where is the Biswanger family from?

Biswanger Family Occupations

What did your Biswanger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Biswanger. The most common Biswanger occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 33% of Biswanger's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Biswanger family was Restaurant Keeper.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House

  • Restaurant Keeper


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

Biswanger Historical Records

What Biswanger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 564 census records available for the last name Biswanger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biswanger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Biswanger

Passenger List

There are 156 immigration records available for the last name Biswanger. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 291 military records available for the last name Biswanger. For the veterans among your Biswanger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Biswanger Life Expectancy

What is the average Biswanger lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Biswanger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Biswanger in 1960 was 67, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Biswanger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Biswanger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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