Wissler Family History

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Wissler Name Meaning

German: variant of Wechsler. German: habitational name for someone from Weisel near Friedberg, formerly called Wissele. English: variant spelling of Whistler.

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


Similar surnames: Kissler, Wisler, Wessler, Wisner, Eissler, Wiesner, Weissler, Missler

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Wissler Family Origin

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Wissler Family Occupations

What did your Wissler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wissler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Wissler's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wissler. A less common occupation for the Wissler family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Wissler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wissler Life Expectancy

What is the average Wissler lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Wissler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wissler in 1955 was 53, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wissler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wissler 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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