Wishet Family History

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Wishet 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, Fishel, Disher, Bisset, Ishee, Rishel, Bisher, Kishel

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Wishet Family Origin

Where is the Wishet family from?

Wishet Family Occupations

What did your Wishet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wishet occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 33% of Wishet's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Wishet family was Tailor. Farm Laborer and Stock Raiser were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wishet.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Stock Raiser

  • Tailor


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

Wishet Historical Records

What Wishet family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 108 census records available for the last name Wishet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishet 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 26 immigration records available for the last name Wishet. 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 8 military records available for the last name Wishet. For the veterans among your Wishet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishet Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishet lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishet 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wishet

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