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Wishart Name Meaning

Scottish (of Norman origin): from the Anglo-Norman French form, Wischard, of the Old French personal name Guiscard. This was formed in Normandy from the Old Norse elements viskr ‘wise’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘bold’ (or possibly the Old French suffix -ard). Compare the French cognate Guiscard.

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


Similar surnames: Wisehart, Wichert, Willard, Willert, Withers, Goshert, Bishara

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Wishart Family Origin

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Wishart Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Wishart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Wishart's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wishart family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wishart.

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Wishart Life Expectancy

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