Wishmier Family History

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Wishmier 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, Shier, Tishler, Wismer, Dishner, Richmeier

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Wishmier Family Origin

Where is the Wishmier family from?

Wishmier Family Occupations

What did your Wishmier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wishmier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wishmier's were Farmers. Farmer, Painter and R.R. Switchman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wishmier. A less common occupation for the Wishmier family was Work In Rolling Mill.

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  • Farmer

  • Painter

  • R.R. Switchman

  • Work In Rolling Mill


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

Wishmier Historical Records

What Wishmier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 154 census records available for the last name Wishmier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishmier 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 Wishmier

Passenger List

There are 1 immigration records available for the last name Wishmier. 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 15 military records available for the last name Wishmier. For the veterans among your Wishmier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishmier Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishmier lifespan?

Between 1966 and 1997, in the United States, Wishmier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Wishmier in 1966 was 82, and 84 in 1997.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wishmier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishmier 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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