Wisherd Family History

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Wisherd 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, Wishard, Bisher, Wisher, Tisher, Usher

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Wisherd Family Origin

Where is the Wisherd family from?

Wisherd Family Occupations

What did your Wisherd ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wisherd occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wisherd's were Farmers. Farmer, Hotel Keeper and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wisherd. A less common occupation for the Wisherd family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Hotel Keeper

  • Huckster

  • Laborer


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

Wisherd Historical Records

What Wisherd family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 713 census records available for the last name Wisherd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wisherd census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Wisherd

Passenger List

There are 96 immigration records available for the last name Wisherd. 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 118 military records available for the last name Wisherd. For the veterans among your Wisherd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wisherd Life Expectancy

What is the average Wisherd lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Wisherd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Wisherd in 1962 was 78, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wisherd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wisherd 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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