Wishear Family History

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Wishear 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: Fisher, Risher, Disher, Shear, Bisher, Wisher, Tisher, Beshear

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Wishear Family Origin

Where is the Wishear family from?

Wishear Family Occupations

What did your Wishear ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wishear occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 100% of Wishear's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker


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

Wishear Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27 census records available for the last name Wishear. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishear 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Wishear. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wishear. For the veterans among your Wishear ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishear Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishear lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishear 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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