Wirtanen Family History

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Wirtanen Name Meaning

Finnish (Virtanen): topographic or ornamental name from virta ‘stream’ + the common surname suffix -nen. This is the most common of all Finnish surnames.

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


Similar surnames: Niskanen, Tikkanen, Rantanen, Waisanen, Keranen, Wirta, Hiltunen

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Wirtanen Family Origin

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Wirtanen Family Occupations

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Wirtanen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wirtanen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wirtanen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wirtanen. 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 Wirtanen. For the veterans among your Wirtanen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wirtanen Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Wirtanen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Wirtanen in 1956 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

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