Wishoff Family History

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Wishoff 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: Bishoff, Bischoff, Niehoff, Imhoff, Emshoff, Shoff, Bishop, Shroff

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Wishoff Family Origin

Where is the Wishoff family from?

Wishoff Family Occupations

What did your Wishoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wishoff occupation in the USA was Shoe Maker. 100% of Wishoff's were Shoe Makers.

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  • Shoe Maker


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

Wishoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 81 census records available for the last name Wishoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishoff 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 Wishoff. 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 47 military records available for the last name Wishoff. For the veterans among your Wishoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishoff lifespan?

Between 1982 and 2002, in the United States, Wishoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wishoff in 1982 was 84, and 87 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wishoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishoff 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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