Wishnowitz Family History

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Wishnowitz 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: Gershowitz, Moskowitz, Aronowitz, Benowitz, Hershkowitz, Itzkowitz

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Wishnowitz Family Origin

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Wishnowitz Family Occupations

What did your Wishnowitz ancestors do for a living?

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

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Wishnowitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 65 census records available for the last name Wishnowitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishnowitz 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 15 immigration records available for the last name Wishnowitz. 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 6 military records available for the last name Wishnowitz. For the veterans among your Wishnowitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishnowitz Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishnowitz lifespan?

Average Wishnowitz life expectancy in 1960 was 56 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 52.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishnowitz 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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