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Wisman Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of North German Wis(s)mann, a variant of Wischmann, itself a variant of Fischer.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Witman, Wissman, Wiman, Lisman, Wiseman, Cosman, Weyman, Wiesman

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Wisman Family Origin

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Wisman Family Occupations

What did your Wisman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wisman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Wisman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wisman. A less common occupation for the Wisman family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Wisman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wisman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wisman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wisman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wisman. For the veterans among your Wisman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wisman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wisman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Wisman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Wisman in 1944 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wisman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wisman 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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