Wishley Family History

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Wishley 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: Nissley, Pashley, Richley, Sisley, Highley, Risley, Lashley, Tishler

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Wishley Family Origin

Where is the Wishley family from?

Wishley Family Occupations

What did your Wishley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wishley occupation in the USA was Miller. 100% of Wishley's were Millers.

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  • Miller


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

Wishley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15 census records available for the last name Wishley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishley 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wishley. 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 Wishley. For the veterans among your Wishley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishley Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishley lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishley 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 Wishley

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