Wishen Family History

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Wishen 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, Shen, Risher, Eisen, Fishel, Nissen, Eichen, Disher, Ishee

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Wishen Family Origin

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Wishen Family Occupations

What did your Wishen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wishen occupation in Canada was Fa. Labourer. 25% of Wishen's were Fa. Labourers.

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  • Fa. Labourer


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

Wishen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 149 census records available for the last name Wishen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishen 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 22 immigration records available for the last name Wishen. 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 26 military records available for the last name Wishen. For the veterans among your Wishen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishen Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishen lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2004, in the United States, Wishen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wishen in 1973 was 87, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wishen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishen 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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