Wishing Family History

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Wishing 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: Rushing, Ising, Rising, Bisping, Wissing, Shing, Kisling, Dishong

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Wishing Family Origin

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Wishing Family Occupations

What did your Wishing ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wishing occupation in the USA was Works On S. Mill. 100% of Wishing's were Works On S. Mills.

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  • Works On S. Mill


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

Wishing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 343 census records available for the last name Wishing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishing 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 34 immigration records available for the last name Wishing. 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 534 military records available for the last name Wishing. For the veterans among your Wishing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishing Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishing lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Wishing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wishing in 1962 was 44, and 92 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wishing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishing 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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