Wishney Family History

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Wishney 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: Disney, Dishner, Sisney, Wishner, Cisney, Fisher, Sidney, Risher

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Wishney Family Origin

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Wishney Family Occupations

What did your Wishney ancestors do for a living?

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

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Wishney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 158 census records available for the last name Wishney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishney 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 Wishney. 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 27 military records available for the last name Wishney. For the veterans among your Wishney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishney Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishney lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Wishney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wishney in 1968 was 75, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wishney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishney 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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