Wishant Family History

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Wishant 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: Wishart, Shan, Oliphant, Dechant, Sant, Kiphart, Lisman, Island

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Wishant Family Origin

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Wishant Family Occupations

What did your Wishant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wishant occupation in the USA was Mason. 100% of Wishant's were Masons.

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  • Mason


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

Wishant Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 59 census records available for the last name Wishant. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishant 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 32 immigration records available for the last name Wishant. 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 4 military records available for the last name Wishant. For the veterans among your Wishant ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishant Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishant lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishant 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wishant

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