Wisht Family History

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Wisht 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: Light, Licht, List, Fish, Picht, Nishi, Oishi, Wist, Rish, Wicht

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Wisht Family Origin

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Wisht Family Occupations

What did your Wisht ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wisht occupation in the USA was Works In Brury. 100% of Wisht's were Works In Brurys.

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  • Works In Brury


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

Wisht Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 56 census records available for the last name Wisht. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wisht 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 11 immigration records available for the last name Wisht. 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 3 military records available for the last name Wisht. For the veterans among your Wisht ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wisht Life Expectancy

What is the average Wisht lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wisht 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wisht

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