Wisham Family History

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Wisham Name Meaning

Variant of English Worsham.

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

Similar surnames: Winham, Wishon, Worsham, Witham, Milham, Withem, Whitham, Wilham

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Wisham Family Origin

Where is the Wisham family from?

Wisham Family Occupations

What did your Wisham ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wisham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Wisham's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wisham. A less common occupation for the Wisham family was Baker.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Baker


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

Wisham Historical Records

What Wisham family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wisham. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wisham 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 163 immigration records available for the last name Wisham. 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 711 military records available for the last name Wisham. For the veterans among your Wisham ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wisham Life Expectancy

What is the average Wisham lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Wisham life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Wisham in 1960 was 51, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wisham

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wisham 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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