Wisbey Family History

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Wisbey Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wisby.

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


Similar surnames: Frisbey, Bisbee, Kibbey, Busbey, Libbey, Wrisley, Willey, Wilsey

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Wisbey Family Origin

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Wisbey Family Occupations

What did your Wisbey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Asst. Fire Marshall and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wisbey. A less common occupation for the Wisbey family was Works In Printing Office. The most common Wisbey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Wisbey's were Farmers.

View Census data for Wisbey | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    57%
  • Asst. Fire Marshall

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Works In Printing Office

    14%

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

Wisbey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wisbey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wisbey 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 Wisbey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Wisbey. 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 Wisbey. For the veterans among your Wisbey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wisbey Life Expectancy

What is the average Wisbey lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Wisbey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Wisbey in 1957 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wisbey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wisbey 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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