Wishop Family History

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Wishop 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, Wishon, Dishon, Hislop, Fisher, Risher, Ishii, Misko

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Wishop Family Origin

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Wishop Family Occupations

What did your Wishop ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wishop. The most common Wishop occupation in the USA was Farmer. 75% of Wishop's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Wishop Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 206 census records available for the last name Wishop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishop 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 9 immigration records available for the last name Wishop. 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 26 military records available for the last name Wishop. For the veterans among your Wishop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishop Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishop lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, Wishop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Wishop in 1970 was 77, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wishop

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishop 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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