Wishenmeyer Family History

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Wishenmeyer 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: Linsenmeyer, Lindenmeyer, Wibbenmeyer, Katzenmeyer, Westermeyer

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Wishenmeyer Family Origin

Where is the Wishenmeyer family from?

Wishenmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Wishenmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wishenmeyer occupation in the USA was Machinist. 50% of Wishenmeyer's were Machinists. Machinist and Works Lime Kilm were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wishenmeyer.

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  • Machinist

  • Works Lime Kilm


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

Wishenmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12 census records available for the last name Wishenmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishenmeyer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wishenmeyer. 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 Wishenmeyer. For the veterans among your Wishenmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishenmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishenmeyer lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishenmeyer 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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