Wisenbaker Family History

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Wisenbaker Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Weis(s)enbacher, a variant of Weisenbach or of Weisbecker.

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

Similar surnames: Fazenbaker, Costenbader, Winebarger, Widener, Rickenbacker

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Wisenbaker Family Origin

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Wisenbaker Family Occupations

What did your Wisenbaker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wisenbaker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 89% of Wisenbaker's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wisenbaker. A less common occupation for the Wisenbaker family was Mill Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Mill Laborer


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

Wisenbaker Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wisenbaker Life Expectancy

What is the average Wisenbaker lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Wisenbaker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wisenbaker in 1953 was 58, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wisenbaker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wisenbaker 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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