Wiser Name Meaning

Spelling variant of Wieser. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Weiser.

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

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Wiser Family Origin

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Wiser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiser. The most common Wiser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Wiser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wiser family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Wiser | Data not to scale

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Wiser Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Wiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Wiser in 1947 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiser

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