Wisher Family History

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Wisher Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Wischer.

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

Similar surnames: Wishner, Disher, Washer, Wiser, Bisher, Risher, Wisser, Riser

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Wisher Family Origin

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Wisher Family Occupations

What did your Wisher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wisher family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wisher. The most common Wisher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Wisher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Wisher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Wisher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wisher 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wisher. 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 Wisher. For the veterans among your Wisher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wisher Life Expectancy

What is the average Wisher lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wisher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Wisher in 1961 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wisher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wisher 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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