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Wisner Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of various places named Wissen, mostly in the Rhineland, for example near Siegen. North German: variant of Wischner.

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


Similar surnames: Wismer, Wiesner, Risner, Wisener, Widner, Wiener, Wieder, Weisner

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Wisner Family Origin

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Wisner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wisner. A less common occupation for the Wisner family was Carpenter. The most common Wisner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Wisner's were Farmers.

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Wisner Historical Records

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Wisner Life Expectancy

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