Wishy Family History

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Wishy 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: Fish, Nishi, Koshy, Oishi, Shy, Risby, Lisby, Rish, Gish, Wish

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Wishy Family Origin

Where is the Wishy family from?

Wishy Family Occupations

What did your Wishy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wishy occupation in the UK was (Cheshire). 100% of Wishy's were (Cheshire)s.

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

Wishy Historical Records

What Wishy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 132 census records available for the last name Wishy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wishy 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 56 immigration records available for the last name Wishy. 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 5 military records available for the last name Wishy. For the veterans among your Wishy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wishy Life Expectancy

What is the average Wishy lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2004, in the United States, Wishy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Wishy in 1972 was 70, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wishy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wishy 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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