Wisch Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow, Middle Low German wisch, or a habitational name from any of several places so named, all in northern Germany.

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

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Wisch Family Origin

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Wisch Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Barber

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wisch family was Laborer. Farmer, Barber and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wisch. The most common Wisch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Wisch's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Wisch | Data not to scale

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Wisch Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Wisch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Wisch in 1952 was 52, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wisch

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