Wilkison Family History

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Wilkison Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Wilkinson.

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

Similar surnames: Williston, Gilkison, Wilkinson, Willison, Millison, Jillson, Wilson

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Wilkison Family Origin

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Wilkison Family Occupations

What did your Wilkison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wilkison family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilkison. The most common Wilkison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Wilkison's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Wilkison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Wilkison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilkison census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 466 immigration records available for the last name Wilkison. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wilkison. For the veterans among your Wilkison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilkison Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilkison lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Wilkison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Wilkison in 1957 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilkison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilkison 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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