Wishall Family History

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Wishall Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Rishell, Voshall, Minshall, Shall, Fishell, Wiswall, Ismail, Isbell

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Wishall Family Origin

Where is the Wishall family from?

Wishall Family Occupations

What did your Wishall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wishall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Wishall's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Wishall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 325 census records available for the last name Wishall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishall 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 19 immigration records available for the last name Wishall. 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 86 military records available for the last name Wishall. For the veterans among your Wishall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishall Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishall lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Wishall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Wishall in 1965 was 87, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wishall

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishall 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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