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Wisener Name Meaning

habitational name from any of several places named Weissen, Weisenau, or Weissenau. or of Weissener, an occupational name for an executioner or a beadle, from Middle High German wizenaere.

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


Similar surnames: Wisner, Risner, Diener, Wiener, Wessner, Willner, Wittner, Wiesner

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Wisener Family Origin

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Wisener Family Occupations

What did your Wisener ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farms and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wisener. The most common Wisener occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Wisener's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wisener family was Day Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farms

    16%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Day Laborer

    5%

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

Wisener Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wisener Life Expectancy

What is the average Wisener lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Wisener life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Wisener in 1943 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wisener

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wisener 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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