Wishof Family History

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Wishof 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: Bishop, Mishoe, Dishon, Wishon, Bishoff, Imhof, Bischof, Fisher

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Wishof Family Origin

Where is the Wishof family from?

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Wishof Family Occupations

What did your Wishof ancestors do for a living?

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

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Wishof Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7 census records available for the last name Wishof. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishof 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Wishof. 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 military records available for the last name Wishof. For the veterans among your Wishof ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishof Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishof lifespan?

Average Wishof life expectancy in 1972 was 72 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishof 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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