Wishington Family History

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Wishington 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: Washington, Withington, Billington, Hoisington, Pilkington, Essington

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Wishington Family Origin

Where is the Wishington family from?

Wishington Family Occupations

What did your Wishington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wishington occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Wishington's were Laborers. Laborer and Works In Machine Shop were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wishington.

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  • Laborer

  • Works In Machine Shop


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

Wishington Historical Records

What Wishington family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 166 census records available for the last name Wishington. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishington 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Wishington. 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 11 military records available for the last name Wishington. For the veterans among your Wishington ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishington Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishington lifespan?

Average Wishington life expectancy in 1990 was 83 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wishington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishington 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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